29 Deliciously Festive Cinco de Mayo Recipes


Whether you're celebrating Cinco de Mayo or Taco Tuesday, these Mexican recipes are crazy delicious. Ranging from salsa to tacos to casseroles to margaritas - we have all the recipes you need!

Mango, Avocado and Cucumber Salsa “There are so many layers of flavor...

Mango, Avocado and Cucumber Salsa

“There are so many layers of flavor from the sweetness of the mango to the heat from the chili peppers, I couldn't get enough of it. This would be amazing on top of some grilled chicken, pork or fish. It would be just as good with some tortilla chips. Light, refreshing and delicious!” - Janet

Mexicano Shrimp Cocktail “I like spicy food, I use to live in...

Mexicano Shrimp Cocktail

“I like spicy food, I use to live in Mexico. This is very good and my husband and I really like it.” - vicki678

Sweet n' Spicy Black Bean Salad “This is one of my favorite...

Sweet n' Spicy Black Bean Salad

“This is one of my favorite bean salads ever. Sweet, spicy, and FRESH. I love it!” - kitcatnap

Beef and Artichoke Salsa Tacos “These will become a staple at your...

Beef and Artichoke Salsa Tacos

“These will become a staple at your taco night. The lime juice and chili season the meat just enough so that the artichoke salsa can shine. So tasty!” - Janet

The Ultimate Margarita “Made these again this past weekend. If you're going...

The Ultimate Margarita

“Made these again this past weekend. If you're going to make margaritas...might as well make them the ultimate, I always say. This is now our ‘go-to’ recipe for margaritas. I taped a copy inside the cupboard door above the blender.” - ReneeCooks

Baked Beef Chimichangas “OMG...these were awesome!!! I am going to try again...

Baked Beef Chimichangas

“OMG...these were awesome!!! I am going to try again with chicken this time. Thank you so much for sharing - my whole family loved them!!!” - kodymeme

Chunky Guacamole with Cumin (Guacamole con Cumino) “Okay, first I must admit...

Chunky Guacamole with Cumin (Guacamole con Cumino)

“Okay, first I must admit I am not normally a fan of avacados or guac...but we were given five large avocados right off the tree this weekend and my husband loves guacamole. So today I made this recipe, and thought I would at least try it before I served it. Well...I can't believe it, but I not only liked this, I loved it!! Thank you so much for giving us a recipe that non-avocado people can enjoy and make! I even went back for seconds!” - Kaythebaker

Baja Style Fish Tacos “I've never met a fish taco I haven't...

Baja Style Fish Tacos

“I've never met a fish taco I haven't enjoyed... and I loved these! I taste recipes as I go, and with each taste, these got better and better. They're big on flavor and easy to make.” - Janet

The Ultimate Chicken Nachos “Made this for a small group last January...I...

The Ultimate Chicken Nachos

“Made this for a small group last January...I thought the guests were going to eat the bowl :-)” - WichitaChef

Black Bean Pie “I had a lot of left over homemade refried...

Black Bean Pie

“I had a lot of left over homemade refried beans and needed a recipe to use them. Thought this dish sounded like a match. I did make my own cornbread mix but other than that I followed the recipe as written. Definitely a keeper and thanks for sharing.” - MissMaybell

“Couldn't wait for taco Tuesday and needed to whip up something quick last night. This was fabulous and filling. I used ground turkey, low sodium black beans, light sour cream, reduced fat buttermilk and of course reduced fat cheese. Scrumptious indeed!” - jbecker67

Taco Pizza “I made this tonight for dinner and it was delicious....

Taco Pizza

“I made this tonight for dinner and it was delicious. I added a little chicken broth, tomato paste, seasoning salt to the ground beef and spread cheese over the ground beef before cooking.” - MarMarMama

Lime Shrimp Quesadillas with Adobo Guacamole “I made this recipe last Sunday...

Lime Shrimp Quesadillas with Adobo Guacamole

“I made this recipe last Sunday for my 84-year-old mother, and we both absolutely LOVED it! In fact, Mom went so far as to say it was the best recipe I've made in a long time.” - PaulaAnne

Grilled Chipotle Chicken Fajitas with Cool Lime Sauce “I love fajitas tacos...

Grilled Chipotle Chicken Fajitas with Cool Lime Sauce

“I love fajitas tacos and was thinking about what could I put on a spicy smokey chipotle chicken fajita and then it hit me?! A cool lime sauce with sour cream and yogurt with some lime juice and sugar. Well, it turned out to be a great contrast to the spicy fajita and really did help cool it down; however, this is a ‘hot’ one!” - pistachyoo

Chili Verde Pork with Green Chili Sauce “Made this yesterday. OMG is...

Chili Verde Pork with Green Chili Sauce

“Made this yesterday. OMG is it delicious. Will make again.” - dnhucke

“This was amazing! Served it to my family and they could not get enough of it. My son said, 'mom this is a keeper.' It makes a lot so I was able to freeze the leftovers for another meal.” - mwhinnery

Ranchero Layer Dip “This is a new twist on a layered taco...

Ranchero Layer Dip

“This is a new twist on a layered taco dip. The jalapeno bean dip on the bottom is a good choice, but what makes this really different is the sour cream layer. There is a lot of flavor in each layer!” - Janet

Chicken Enchiladas Recipe “I've made this like 6 times - my family...

Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

“I've made this like 6 times - my family loves it, my friends love it and my co-workers love it. It's easy, fast and delicious.” - jcwaitesd

Beef Chimichangas “These are phenomenal! My husband and I loved them !...

Beef Chimichangas

“These are phenomenal! My husband and I loved them ! Can't wait to make them again :) Thanks for a great recipe!” - Astory514

Cheesy-Green-Chili-Chicken Crock Pot Enchiladas “I made these last night and they were...

Cheesy-Green-Chili-Chicken Crock Pot Enchiladas

“I made these last night and they were a hit! So yummy and filling. Since I found it difficult to get each individual enchilada out after cooking, next time I make them I will try just layering the ingredients. Thanks for the recipe.” - ictlawless

Taco Cups “They were wonderful! I also can’t believe I never tried...

Taco Cups

“They were wonderful! I also can’t believe I never tried cooking with ground turkey before! Less fat and taste is perfect!” - DRamsey

Pico de Gallo “I loved this recipe so much that I plan...

Pico de Gallo

“I loved this recipe so much that I plan to make it monthly, especially since, I love to fry corn tortillas fresh from the market as chips...I just can't tell you enough how much I LOVED this recipe!” - robdupree

Wavy Rancheroos “Made this morning and my hubby and I loved it....

Wavy Rancheroos

“Made this morning and my hubby and I loved it. I also used the entire can of green chilis since we are both huge fans! Since it was only two of us we had leftovers, so I hope it tastes as good the second time around!” - maldobud

Taco Casserole “We love taco casseroles and this one was a winner!...

Taco Casserole

“We love taco casseroles and this one was a winner! I had ground round on hand and hubby bought chips from our favorite Mexican restaurant. Did omit the lettuce and used mild salsa since we are wimpy ones when it comes to heat. Include this in a Mexican themed dinner or for lunch by itself. Will make this again!” - Laurallie51

Grilled Fish Tacos With Chipotle Crema “Oh my!!! Soooo tasty! I ended...

Grilled Fish Tacos With Chipotle Crema

“Oh my!!! Soooo tasty! I ended up BBQing salmon out on the grill for these. A new family favorite, I also added guacamole to layer inside each taco.” - RachaelMonica

“This was delicious!!! I did leave out the oregano, though, because I do not much care for it. Still awesome!!” - cheryllynnchavez

Poblanadas “What is a Poblanada you ask??? It is an enchilada with...

Poblanadas

“What is a Poblanada you ask??? It is an enchilada with a key ingredient - Fire roasted Poblano peppers...soooo good! I made these tonight for dinner and noooo left overs!!!! My family LOVED them!!!” - cld0414

Mexican Red Table Salsa, Salsa Roja de Mesa “Just made this. Always...

Mexican Red Table Salsa, Salsa Roja de Mesa

“Just made this. Always wondered what the seasoning combination was. This is terrific and fresh. I always add lime to my salsa too. Now I have it for the winter and can’t wait to make it with fresh tomatoes from my garden.” - julsmor

Robin's Enchilada Pie “I made this for Saturday lunch along with refried...

Robin's Enchilada Pie

“I made this for Saturday lunch along with refried beans for two ladies and five men who had been splitting wood for hours. They all loved it and one young man asked for the recipe three times. It was very easy (I also used pre-cooked shells to save time) and no one knew it. We had just enough leftovers for hubby's lunch the next day. Thank you!” - whystimpy

Enchilacomalejita Casserole (Mexican Casserole) “This was so good my family said to...

Enchilacomalejita Casserole (Mexican Casserole)

“This was so good my family said to make it again soon!” - kitchenChatter

“I am going to make this tonight as it looks very simple and fast. I'm glad I read the directions before heading to the store because it mentions adding bell pepper in which I did not see in the ingredients. But, nonetheless, I can't wait for dinner!! Thank you!!” - statefan

Jeanette's Taco Crunch Casserole “I made this last night and it was...

Jeanette's Taco Crunch Casserole

“I made this last night and it was very tasty and the left overs were just as good.” - trid

“I made this and I think my wife fell in love with me again. Holy cats this is a good one...very good. Definitely a keeper.” - kevin712

Chili Rellenos Casserole “This is delicious! And so easy too! I will...

Chili Rellenos Casserole

“This is delicious! And so easy too! I will be putting this in my favorites to make again and again!” - ttodd4jesus

“This was soooooo delicious, couldn't get enough of it :)” - nextfoodnetworkchef




2 Comments
ThePretentiousChef
Andy Anderson ! - May 1, 2017
Don't forget some yummy taco meat with custom seasoning :-)

Slow Cooker Taco Meat with Homemade Taco Seasoning
DSNjustpinchme
Debbie Sue - May 1, 2017
Don't forget to try, Our Favorite Tomato Salsa!! It's always a big hit at our gatherings.
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