10 Traditional Mexican Recipes for Cinco de Mayo!

Mexican recipes for Cinco de Mayo
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With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, it’s time to start planning your menu for a fun fiesta!

With flavors bold and favorites ready for the fixing, these traditional Mexican recipes will leave your taste buds (and your tummy) satisfied.

1. Watermelon Guacamole

watermelon guacamole

With a combination of delicious flavors, like avocados, lime juice, feta cheese, and watermelon, this quick watermelon guacamole recipe will add some fun to your celebration. Get scooping! (via Babble)

2. Chile de Arbol Salsa

Chile de Arbol Salsa
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As a must-have for any great Cinco de Mayo celebration, this simple chile de arbol salsa is as spicy as it is delicious! (via Babble)

3. Red Sangria

Red sangria
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There’s is nothing quite like a fruity sangria for Cinco de Mayo. Everyone will love this delicious drink, so be sure to make a big pitcher! (via Babble)

4. Black Bean Tostadas

black bean tostadas
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Got protein? This vegetarian black bean tostada meal sacrifices none of the flavor, and when served with whole-wheat tortillas, this light option packs plenty of flavor, crunch, and health benefits!(via Babble)

5. Apricot Margaritas

A twist on the classic margarita flavor, this refreshing spring-inspired sipper makes a festive cocktail or mocktail (minus the alcohol, of course)! (via Babble)

6. Tortilla Soup

tortilla soup
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There are few things as comforting and satisfying as tortilla soup. Indulge in spicy goodness as you enjoy bowl after delicious bowl. (via Babble)

7. Tres Leche Cake

tres leche cake
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Cool off with a sweet treat your family is sure to love! These individual tres leche cakes are just the right size to satisfy your sweet tooth without hurting your waistline. (via Babble)

8. Avocado Taco Quesadilla

avocado taco quesadilla
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A quesadilla that crunches like a taco? Yes, please! And made without oil, this crispy avo-wonder stands as a delicious appetizer or main dish. (via Babble)

9. Chicken Enchiladas

chicken enchiladas
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A Cinco de Mayo staple, creamy chicken enchiladas satisfy big cravings and even bigger appetites. Best of all, they’re easy to make! (via Babble)

10. Chicken Taquitos

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Wanna know a secret? Best-ever chicken taquitos can be made in the slow cooker! It’s true. With a tender and savory filling almost too good to be true, these crispy rolled wonders are sure to go fast. (via Babble)

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