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23 Mexican Inspired Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration held on May 5th to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire in 1862. The celebration consists of parades, dancing, reenactments and of course, food. Here are 23 Mexican Inspired Recipes for your Cinco de Mayo celebrations.

The Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo is celebrated each year on May 5th. Here are 23 Mexican Inspired Recipes for your Cinco de Mayo celebrations.

Though our family isn’t from Mexican decent, we certainly do love the culture’s food from time to time. Here are some of our favorites. ~Enjoy!

Main Entrees

Low Fat Taco Spaghetti Casserole made with lean ground turkey & spaghetti combined with a low fat cheesy Mexican sauce makes the perfect weeknight meal.

Low Fat Taco Spaghetti Casserole

If you're looking for a healthy, quick and easy weeknight meal, this Slow Cooker Tex Mex Chicken and Rice made with black beans, corn, salsa and boneless chicken breasts is definitely for you. 

Slow Cooker Tex Mex Chicken and Rice

Chourico & Spinach White Bean Stew

Chourico & Spinach White Bean Stew

 

Center cut boneless pork chops marinated in a brine of Corona beer, fresh lime juice and cilantro; then grilled to perfection.

Corona Grilled Pork Chops

Cheesy Mexican Ground Turkey Roll Ups

Cheesy Mexican Ground Turkey Roll Ups

Chorizo Chili

Hearty Chorizo Chili

The Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo is celebrated each year on May 5th. Here are 23 Mexican Inspired Recipes for your Cinco de Mayo celebrations. #cincodemayoClick to Tweet

Mojito Grilled Chicken made with boneless chicken breasts marinated in a brine of fresh mint, lime juice, rum and tonic water; then grilled to perfection. 

Mojito Grilled Chicken

Chorizo, Chicken and Black Beans with Rice

Chorizo, Chicken and Black Beans with Rice

Fiesta Turkey Meatloaf

Fiesta Turkey Meatloaf

Taco flavored beef cubes slowly cooked in your crock pot with fire roasted diced tomatoes, lime juice and cilantro; then served on top of buttered egg noodles. 

Slow Cooker Taco Beef over Noodles

Pork Chops with Lime & Cilantro | Carrie's Experimental Kitchen #pork #grilling

Grilled Pork Chops with Lime and Cilantro

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Sides, Soup & Salads

Chorizo and Potatoes

Chorizo and Potatoes

This Mango Salsa is refreshingly light and takes minutes to prepare. Try it on top of your favorite grilled chicken or fish recipe too! 

Mango Salsa

Mexican Black Bean Soup

Mexican Black Bean Soup

Mexican Beer Cheese Soup

Mexican Beer Cheese Soup

Tomato, Cucumber & Avocado Salad

Tomato, Cucumber & Avocado Salad

Black Bean & Corn Salad

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Avocado Quinoa Salad

Avocado Quinoa Salad

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Cocktails & Appetizers

Enjoy the flavor of a classic Margarita at home made with Patron Silver Tequila, Contreau, fresh squeezed lime juice and simple syrup.

Patron Margarita

Red Wine Sangria made with citrus fruit, brandy and triple sec is a cool and refreshing summertime drink.

Red Wine Sangria

Pico de Gallo; a cold Mexican dip made with fresh tomatoes, onions, cilantro, jalepeno peppers and lime juice is deliciously refreshing.

Pico de Gallo

Homemade Guacamole

Guacamole

Guacamole Bites

Guacamole Bites

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The Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo is celebrated each year on May 5th. Here are 23 Mexican Inspired Recipes for your Cinco de Mayo celebrations.

 

For more recipe ideas, visit my Cinco de Mayo Pinterest board.


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