These are the tastiest recipes Cinco De Mayo. Hosting a Mexican Fiesta? You need these delicious Mexican recipes.
Cinco de Mayo Mexican Fiesta is a day when it's not just about tacos or quesadillas. It's so much more. It's about celebrating the rich past and culture of Mexico.
What is Cinco De Mayo?
Cinco de Mayo, which is Latin for the fifth of May, is an important holiday celebrated in Mexico and the United States. It is the celebration of the victory over French forces in the Battle of Puebla. The annual celebration of the Battle of Puebla on May 5 is celebrated all over, especially here in the United States 🇺🇸
Cinco De Mayo is one of the most popular and colorful fiestas celebrated in the United States. Here are the most popular Mexican recipes that are served on Cinco De Mayo.
Mexican recipes are easy to prepare and taste delicious. You can prepare a variety of great Mexican style dishes for cinco de mayo, with recipes for enchiladas, salsas and quesadillas.
Mexican cuisine is rich and diverse. It draws on a blend of indigenous and European flavors, as well as from African and Asian influences.
Best Mexican Recipes for Cinco De Mayo 🇲🇽
What’s the best meal to make for a Mexican celebration like Cinco de Mayo? Start with a few quick, easy and truly authentic Mexican recipe ideas. Kick off your Mexican celebration off right by making one of the recipes below.
Essentials Mexican Dips and Salsas
- Homemade Guacamole
- Avocado Crema
- Salsa Verde or Green Tomatillo Salsa Recipe
- Best Enchilada Sauce Recipe
- Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe
- Grilled Corn Mango Salsa
- Roasted Tomato Salsa
- Queso Mexican Dip (White Mexican Cheese Dip)
- Pineapple Salsa
- Homemade Refried Beans
Essential Homemade Seasonings 🧂
- Authentic Carne Asada Seasoning
- Homemade Taco Seasoning
- Homemade Chili Seasoning
- Homemade Fajita Seasoning
- Homemade Blackened Seasoning
My favorite Mexican recipes 😍
One of the most popular and ultimate favorite Mexican recipes of all time.
Most amazing shredded Beef Tacos is everything you need for Cinco De Mayo.
Easy and Super Delicious, these are seriously so good!
Toss your chicken in Homemade Mexican salsa verde and enjoy a delicious Mexican recipe. Prepare this in the crockpot to enjoy juicy chicken. You can also make Salsa Verde Chicken in Instant Pot
Authentic Pork Carnitas (in slow cooker)
Juicy and delicious, this Crock Pot Carnitas is the best!
Authentic Mexican Chicken Carnitas is a quick and flavorful taco recipe that is simply amazing.
Juicy chicken tucked in warm corn tortillas and served with Homemade Enchilada Sauce makes for an excellent dinner.
Ground Chicken Tacos with most flavorful taco meat
This is the best Mexican Chicken Tacos ever!
Grilled Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Lime Marinade in Sheet Pan
Sheet Pan Grilled Chicken is so easy to make. Also the Cilantro Lime Marinade is super good!
Zesty and Zingy Homemade Chimichurri Sauce on grilled chicken breast tastes absolutely delicious. Want to make this with Chicken Thighs? Make Blackened Chicken Thigh with Chimichurri Sauce
Juicy Salsa Chicken cooked in the instant pot and served in the form of taco or burrito or taquitos or quesadillas this is totally drool-worthy.
Tastiest Mexican Tacos 🌮
Cooked in Avocado Oil and served with Avocado Crema these ground chicken tacos are awesome.
Authentic Mexican Chicken Tinga
Chicken Tinga Tacos is one of the most popular Mexican taco recipes. And, when you cook it in the slow cooker it becomes all the more juicier and tastier.
No one can deny a fajita. And especially when you make it in a crockpot.
Quite and interesting and innovate take on a traditional Fajita. Learn how to make tofu at home.
Serve this Blackened Salmon Tacos with sweet and spicy chipotle Mango Salsa.
Use my Homemade Blackened Seasoning recipe to make this easy and amazing Blackened Shrimp Tacos.
These baja shrimp tacos are inexpensive and totally drool-worthy. Hits all the right spots.
Air Fryer Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa
Crispy shrimps in Air Fryer tucked in warm tacos with Homemade Pineapple Salsa is super delicious.
Crispy Shrimp tacos with Homemade mango Salsa is just too good. Served with fresh cilantro and pickled onions they taste awesome.
Authentic Vegetarian Mexican Recipes
I know it's quite different but you are definitely sure to have come across this taco. Mac and Cheese tacos are pure happiness.
Vegan Chickpea Walnut Taco Meat
Have you ever wondered if you can make Vegan taco meat? Well, here is Vegan Chickpea Walnut Taco Meat.
Birria is one of the most loved Tacos. Instead of goat meat (which many people don't like) or beef chuck roast I've made them with Portobello Mushrooms. They taste super good.
Roasted Chickpeas tucked in warm tortillas with guacamole, pickled red onions and coleslaw makes these tacos taste amazing.
Crispy Cauliflower Taco with Yum Yum Sauce
I love Cauliflower tacos. And in this taco crispy cauliflower is the highlight of the recipe. Served with Yum Yum Sauce these tacos are so good.
Brimming with Authentic Mexican Flavors this cauliflower rice is super tasty. Zesty, Fresh, spicy and so so so good.
Crispy Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Chipotle Romesco
Roasted Cauliflower Tacos are super tasty.
Easy Enchilada Recipes
Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas
Use store bought cooked chicken or leftover cooked and shredded chicken to make this easy peasy Salsa Verde chicken enchiladas.
Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Soup
One of the most easiest soups ever. Just dump everything in the slow cooker and cook on low for 6 hours until chicken tenderizes.
Shredded Chicken cooked in delicious Mexican Sauce and served with your most favorite pasta is one of the most amazing Mexican recipes of all times.
Chicken Enchilada Skillet Casserole
Cheesy Enchilada Skillet Casserole is so healthy. A perfect meal for your Low Carb and Keto diet
Vegan Black Bean Enchilada Soup
A comforting bowl of soup that is sure to warm you up. You can also try White Bean Enchilada Soup.
Turkey Enchiladas are an excellent recipe to make with leftover turkey after Thanksgiving Dinner.
Beyond Tacos 🌮
Homemade Chili Cheese Quesadillas is a Mexican Favorite Dish that is bound to make you feel happy.
Buffalo Chickpea Quesadillas with Homemade Mexican Cheese sauce is like everything you need in one place. Packed with flavors these quesadillas are crispy on the outside and cheesy on the inside.
A perfect meal for your Meatless Monday. Packed with the goodness of baby spinach in every bite these quesadillas are simply everything.
Homemade Chicken Quesadillas in Taco Bell style is super crispy on the outside and so cheesy on the inside.
Black Bean Taquitos with Cream Cheese
Crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside these protein rich, fiber packed snack is something that will make your Cinco De Mayo fiesta super-duper good.
Crispy taquitos with creamy buffalo chicken filling makes this an ultimate addition to your Cinco De Mayo recipes list.
Homemade Chicken Chimichangas is simply drool-worthy Mexican dinner recipe. Tucked away with homemade refried beans and Salsa this recipe is a winner.
One of the most loved recipes for Cinco de Mayo salsa chicken meatballs are absolutely divine.
Mexican Chocolate Tres Leches Cake
You cannot complete a dinner without some dessert right? And when it's Cinco De Mayo you need to make Mexican Chocolate Tres Leches cake to do it right.
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