Today is Cinco de Mayo, literally translated to 5th of May. This is an annual celebration commemorating the Mexican defeat of the French Empire. Nowadays, Americans use it as a way to indulge in all the amazing Mexican foods that are out there. And boy, do we have some delicious recipes to help you celebrate! Check out some of our favorite Cinco de Mayo recipes here!
Huevos Rancheros are a typical Mexican breakfast food consisting of eggs, beans and salsa. It’s a traditional breakfast in Mexico, and now you can start your Cinco de Mayo celebration off with this delicious recipe. You and your family are going to love it!
If you’re looking for a more hearty meal this Cinco de Mayo, then you might want to try out Black Bean Chicken Tortilla Soup. We make this hearty soup with our Black Bean Salsa, which we love to use in our favorite recipes to bring them up a notch. Marinate your chicken, add to the soup with a little Tequila, and soon you’ll have an amazing meal on the table!
3. Caliente Dogs
Our Caliente Dogs are the perfect blend of traditional American food and the flavors of Mexico. And if you like spicy, then you’ll definitely love this recipe. Start by boiling, microwaving or grilling your hot dogs. Then top with our Hot & Spicy Guacamole and Habanero Salsa. It’s definitely a party in your mouth! We suggest having a glass of milk handy!
4. Green Street Tacos
Tacos are incredibly versatile, and they’re one of the most quintessential Mexican foods to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with. Our Green Street Tacos are the classic street tacos your’d find at a Mexican food stand or food truck. They’re made with rotisserie chicken, and topped with the Mexican staple, Salsa Verde. It’s a salsa made with tomatillos, which hail from Mexico, making these tacos super authentic!
5. Huevos de Diablo
Everyone knows the classic deviled egg recipe, but we’ve kicked it up a notch with our Huevos de Diablo. They’re a great appetizer full of flavor, as they’re made with our Hot & Spicy Guacamole instead of mayonnaise. They’re also topped with jalapeños, giving them even more spice with every bite!
6. Spicy Fruit Spears
If you’ve ever spent time in Latin countries, you’d know that they love their spice. And one thing they love spicing up is fruit! Our Spicy Fruit Spears recipe makes the easiest spicy fruit around. Simply sprinkle your fruit spears with Tajin, and you’re done! Tajin is a delicious Mexican seasoning that’s made from chili peppers, salt and lime. It adds a great kick to each bite of fruit. It’s a great way to change up your traditional healthy snack!
7. Mango Margarita
Did you know that mangoes are one of the most eaten fruit in the world? They’re especially loved in Mexico and other tropical and sub-tropical parts of the world. So it just makes sense to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Mango Margarita! It’s a drink specifically for the adults, and we bet it will have you feeling like you’re laying on the beaches of Mexico with every sip!
8. Taco Charcuterie Board
Charcuterie boards are all the rage right now, and they’re the perfect vessel to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with. You can lay out all your taco fillings and toppings on the board, then fill in the gaps with your favorite tortilla chips, dips and salsas. It’s such a fun way to enjoy family taco night!