10 Traditional Mexican Recipes for Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner!! It is time to start making up your menu for a fun celebration. In our house we view Cinco de Mayo as a chance to indulge in our favorite Mexican cuisine. I mean, isn’t that really the point? We think so! My personal favorite Mexican foods are guacamole, enchiladas, and sangria. Yum! All if of them, alone or together, are SO good. What are your favorites? Here is to wishing you all a fun celebration!

  • 10 Traditional Mexican Recipes for Cinco de Mayo 1 of 11
    10 Traditional Mexican Recipes for Cinco de Mayo
  • Creamy Guacamole 2 of 11
    Creamy Guacamole

    This delicious guacamole is simple and perfect for any Cinco de Mayo celebration. Serve it up with chips, veggies, or quesadillas! Photo: Aggie Goodman

  • Roasted Tomatillo Salsa 3 of 11
    Roasted Tomatilla Salsa

    This delicious tomatillo salsa is ideal for any Cinco de Mayo celebration. It is light and refreshing and would be great served over enchiladas or with chips for dipping! Photo: Macki Cayloma

  • Sangria 4 of 11

    Oh-la-la - there 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! Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Strawberry Margarita Granita 5 of 11
    Strawberry Margarita Granita

    There is nothing quite like a Strawberry Margarita on Cinco de Mayo. Everyone will love this sweet version - be careful because they are strong! Photo: Paula Jones

  • Breakfast Enchiladas 6 of 11
    Breakfast Enchiladas

    There is nothing quite like enchiladas for breakfast to kick off Cinco de Mayo! Make these for your family the night before and bake them up in the morning. Photo: Shaina Olmanson

  • Grilled Chicken Taco Salad 7 of 11
    Grilled Chicken Taco Salad

    Chicken tacos are traditional but sometimes you want your food to be a little lighter. That is where this delicious chicken taco salad comes in! Serve it up for Cinco de Mayo lunch or dinner! Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Gazpacho 8 of 11

    This delicious gazpacho is filled with tropical flavors and the awesome flavors of Mexico. Enjoy this gorgeous tomato soup al fresco before your taco dinner! Photo: Laura Levy

  • Pork Tostadas with Cucumber Lime Salsa 9 of 11
    Pork Tostadas with Cucumber Lime Salsa

    These simple tostadas are perfect for children on Cinco de Mayo. Be sure to make two batches of the cucumber lime salsa - the adults will want some too! Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Ten Minute Tres Leches Cake 10 of 11
    Tres Leches Cake

    This traditional Mexican dessert can easily be made in 10 minutes - no joke! Try whipping it up at home with your kids and digging in after your tacos! Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Black Bean Quesadillas 11 of 11
    Black Bean Quesadillas

    These delicious quesadillas are perfect for a quick Cinco de Mayo snack. They are also perfect for serving to any vegetarian you might be celebrating with! Photo: Aggie Goodman

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