Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner! There’s no better way to celebrate than eating these delicious Cinco de Mayo food and drinks.
These Cinco de Mayo recipes are our all-time favorites. We know you’ll love them, too!
Appetizers & Mexican Side Dishes
Easy Guacamole Recipe
This Cinco de Mayo food is on repeat at our house weekly. For an easy guacamole recipe, mash up 3 ripe avocados. Stir in 2 Tbsp. of your favorite salsa. (More to taste if you want!) Add ½ packet of McCormick Guacamole seasoning packet. For more flavor, add in 1-2 Tbsp. chopped red onion.
7-Layer Chip Dip
7 layers of goodness in one little cup! (Or make this in a large 9×13 dish). Here’s the easy recipe.
A classic Mexican dish, this Spanish Rice recipe is not only simple and fast, but is loved by all ages! Get the Instant Pot and Stovetop directions here.
Fresh Mango Salsa
A refreshing twist to salsa and chips. The fresh mangoes in this salsa add just the right amount of sweetness to your plate!
Simple Chicken Fajitas
These are my husband’s all-time favorite chicken fajitas! You can prepare the marinade early so you can have a quick Mexican dinner in no time.
Not your ordinary nachos recipe, these are gourmet with minimal effort on your part! Simply spread your favorite tortilla chips on a large cookie sheet. Sprinkle black beans and shredded cheese on top and place in the oven on broil for 1-2 minutes until the cheese is melted.
Once the cheese is melted, remove from the oven and add fresh pico de gallo, salsa, olives, shredded lettuce, guacamole.
Cinco de Mayo desserts
Best Homemade Churro Recipe
“I hate churros,” said no Juan ever. If you feel the same way, add this easy churros recipe to your Cinco de Mayo menu.
In just 30 minutes, you’ll have fresh and hot churros you can dip in chocolate or eat plain.
“Unfried” Fried Ice Cream
This lightened-up Mexican dessert gives you the amazing taste of Mexican fried ice cream without all the calories!
Cinco De Mayo Cookies
Short on time? Make these cute sombrero cookies for your Cinco de Mayo party!
All you need is fudge striped cookies, large gumdrops and melted chocolate to “glue” the gumdrops to the top of the hat. Easy peasy and so festive!
What Cinco de Mayo food will you be making to celebrate? I’d love to hear in the comments below.