Tasty Cinco de Mayo Recipes

May 5, 2017

Turn up the heat on your Cinco de Mayo celebration with these 20 Tasty Cinco de Mayo Recipes that will make your fiesta muy delicioso!

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Cinco de Mayo’s history extends a lot further than simply enjoying tacos and margaritas on May 5th. But here in the states, the day seems to be more of a celebration of Mexican heritage and cuisine. Give me a margarita on the rocks (no salt), chips and salsa, a few street tacos and I’ll be set to fiesta!  

I love Mexican food!  Taco Tuesday is a way of life in our house.  We’re not afraid to turn up the heat and make things spicy either!  These 20 Mexican inspired recipes will get you ready to celebrate Cinco de Mayo!  Make your fiesta caliente with appetizers, entrees, and even some desserts that are muy delicioso! 

  1. Pineapple Mango Fruit Salsa Recipe – Home Cooking Memories
  2. Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Pork Taquitos – The Chunky Chef
  3. Mexican Street Corn Dip – Cooking and Beer
  4. Fiesta Bruschetta – Shaken Together Life
  5. Churro Cupcakes – The Lady Behind the Curtain
  6. Mexican Street Corn (Elotes) Recipe – Little Spice Jar
  7. Beefy Mexican Rice Soup – Tastes of Lizzy T’s
  8. Easy Chicken Quesadilla – Olivia’s Cuisine
  9. Tex-Mex Crock Pot Chicken – Staying Close to Home
  10. Churro Crème Brûlée Bars – Tablespoon
  11. Tequila Lime Chicken Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa – The Chunky Chef
  12. Margarita Cupcakes – Sallys Baking Addiction
  13. Slow Cooker Beef Taco Rice Bowls – Shaken Together Life
  14. Beef Taco Skillet Casserole – Gal on a Mission
  15. Easy Chicken Empanadas – Food Lovin Family
  16. Mexican Shrimp Cocktail (Cóctel de Camarónes) – From A Chef’s Kitchen
  17. Easy Mexican Lasagna Recipe – Home Cooking Memories
  18. Spicy Shrimp Guacamole Bites – Well Plated
  19. Mini Choco Tacos – Spoon Fork Bacon
  20. So Easy Sopapillas – Kitchen Meets Girl

What’s your favorite Mexican dish?


  • Reply loveforlacquer May 7, 2017 at 10:33 AM

    Oh my! These all look super tasty!

    • Reply Jessica May 7, 2017 at 11:21 AM

      Don’t they? I want to try so many of these recipes!

  • Reply Kendra May 8, 2017 at 12:30 AM

    I could seriously eat Mexican food every day 🙂

    • Reply Jessica May 8, 2017 at 11:27 AM

      Same here! It’s one of my favorites!

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