Sharing 15 easy Mexican recipes for Cinco de Mayo. Celebrate on May 5th with your favorite Mexican food!
Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner. Do you know what you will make to celebrate? I have 15 easy Mexican recipes listed below, but my collection doesn’t stop there! Click here for more recipes to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
Mexican Food Appetizer Recipes
Let’s start with what you can snack on during the whole day of Cinco de Mayo. How about our favorite dips, or salsa, and a bit of guacamole!
This queso dip is the BEST recipe for white cheese dip and is a copycat from your favorite Mexican restaurant. Only 4 ingredients and 5 minutes for the EASIEST and most authentic queso blanco dip recipe.
This Seven Layer Dip recipe is EASY and a QUICK appetizer for any party year-round. A Mexican dip with layers of refried beans, guacamole, sour cream, black olives, tomatoes and cheddar cheese. Serve with scoop chips, crackers or veggies.
This is our favorite Mexican restaurant-style salsa. Easy to make with pantry ingredients and no time at all!
Our favorite and very easy way to make guacamole. You can add in whatever ingredients, but we like it simple with lime, salt and pepper — sometimes tomatoes!
Mexican Food Main Dish Recipes
Choose any of these favorite Mexican recipes to highlight as the main dish for your fiesta!
A Chipotle copycat, this Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa is cooked slowly in a Crock Pot to a tender state creating the perfect shredded beef for your tacos or burrito bowls.
Sharing our easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos with only 3 ingredients! You can use this shredded chicken taco meat in tacos, enchiladas, burritos, salads and more! Healthy and simple!
These beef burritos are smothered with red chili sauce and melted cheese, so best eaten with a fork and knife. Top with your favorites such as guacamole, sour cream, tomatoes and veggies for a rounded out dish. Your belly will be happy and full!
Use this taco meat recipe to whip up a ton of ground beef taco meat and invite a bunch of friends over for taco night. Or, portion out in freezer bags so your family dinner is ready on those busy weeknights.
Mexican Food Side Dish Recipes
Every dish needs a side. Here are our favorite Mexican side dish recipes!
Mexican Street Corn is grilled corn on the cob smothered with a creamy spread and then sprinkled with a Mexican cheese topping.
This easy Mexican Rice recipe is SO simple you’ll want to make it for all of your Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes! You can serve this perfect fluffy Mexican Rice (or Spanish Rice) as a side dish for all your Mexican meals!
Our easy Mexican Corn Salad is a favorite Mexican side dish! We love this Mexican Corn Salad for taco nights, barbecue parties, picnics or potluck meals.
Mexican Food Dessert Recipes
You must finish the Cinco de Mayo celebration with something sweet! Here are a few of our favorite Mexican dessert recipes.
This Fried Ice Cream is super simple — scoops of ice cream dipped in cornflakes and quickly fried in a skillet!
This Mexican Brownie Bottom Cheesecake is the BEST Cinco de Mayo dessert. A Mexican spiced brownie is topped with an easy homemade cheesecake. You can’t go wrong with brownies AND cheesecake!
These dulce de leche sandwich cookies are soft and chewy and simply irresistable! You can make your own dulce de leche or buy it in the store.
Mexican Food Breakfast Recipe
If you want to begin the day early with a Mexican breakfast, try this one!
Start your day off right with a zesty breakfast like this Mexican Egg Skillet. The perfect breakfast for Cinco de Mayo!
There you have it! For more Mexican food recipes, click here. I hope you have a fun and safe Cinco de Mayo celebration!