10 Terrific Cinco de Mayo Recipes That Are Easy to Make

10 terrific Cinco de Mayo recipes that are easy to make - from tasty tacos to must-try margaritas

Cinco de Mayo is on Wednesday, May 5th. Any day is great to enjoy Mexican food, but delicious Mexican-themed Cinco de Mayo recipes are special.

If you’re wondering what to make for a virtual or at-home Cinco de Mayo celebration, I’ve got you covered with 10 Cinco de Mayo recipes. Recipes include popular favorites – margaritas, tacos, guacamole, salsa and more. I especially appreciate that I get to share recipes from top Mexican chefs Aarón Sánchez and Marcela Valladolid. The fiesta continues!

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

1. Cilantro-Lime Brown Rice (à la Chipotle) – This tastes very similar to the original Chipotle rice.

2. Cooking with Kids: Easy Kid-Friendly Guacamole – Measurements for this guacamole don’t need to be exact so it allows kids to express their creativity.

3. How to cook black beans in a crockpot

How to cook black beans in a crockpot

4. Healthier Taco Recipe – Loading up on the veggies make these tacos more nutritious.

5. How to make pico de gallo guacamole

6. Mango peach salsa “with a kick”

mango peach salsa with a kick recipe

7. 4 Margarita Recipes to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo (Kiwi, “The Style Icon”, Red, White & Sauza Blue and Cadillac Rio)

Margarita recipe for Cinco de Mayo and beyond

8. Tequila Lime Shrimp (by Mexican chef Marcela Valladolid)

9. Slow Roasted Chipotle Chicken (by Mexican chef Aarón Sanchez)

Slow Roasted Chipotle Chicken recipe  (by Mexican chef Aarón Sanchez)

10. Tommy’s Famous Taco Pie

(P.S. If you like lime in your margarita, check out the How to Get More Juice From a Lime post.)

how to get more juice from a lime

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{Updated; Originally posted on April 21, 2016}