Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner and what better way to bring in the holiday than with some mouthwatering recipes. Who’s ready to have some fun and party? Cinco de Mayo is observed to show appreciation to the Mexican army for being victorious on May 5th, hence Cinco (5th) de May0 (May). But enough about the history lesson , let’s jump into the recipe list shall we! Here are some of Stagetecture’s favorite Mexican dishes.
Happy Cindo De Mayo!
Our Best Cinco De Mayo Recipes to Celebrate:
Delicious Mexican Food Recipes to try this holiday:
Huevos Rancheros Recipe
Start your Cinco de Mayo off with the delicious huevos rancheros recipe. Huevos rancheros are almost like breakfast tacos. You take some of the common breakfast ingredients like eggs and give it a Mexican-style twist. You can spice them up as much as you like by adding in more peppers or add in some subtle favors with black beans, avocados and tomatoes. The choices and possibilities are completely up to you and your gang.
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Pink Cadillac Margaritas Recipe
Another guilty pleasure of Cinco de Mayo or any holiday for that matter is a nice drink recipe. Here we introduce the pink Cadillac margarita. Most popular in the southern United States and Mexico. It is a wonderful summer drink and more importantly a beautiful celebratory drink for thus day.
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Southwestern Guacamole Recipe with Chips
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Now here is a recipe that you can eat at anytime of the day. Southwestern Guacamole Recipe with Chips is a great dish that you can easily make. You can’t celebrate Cinco de Mayo without guacamole and tortilla chips. Because guacamole is so diverse it makes for an excellent appetizer or snack that you can enjoy for the entire day. And if you need to add more flavor and spice the add in some salsa to the mix. The flavors mesh well together and add more fun to the party.
Sweet and Creamy Mexican Flan
Last but not least, you can’t have a party without some dessert. So how about creating this sweet and creamy flan indulgence? Flan is a traditional dessert that has been around for years. So why veer away from tradition? The ingredients are simple to find and it is simple to make but even better to enjoy.
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Good Mexican food can often be hard to find! Here’s some recipes we love:
One of my favorite Mexican food recipes – Chicken Enchiladas
This Tres Leches Cake from The Food Network is the perfect dessert to end your meal.
Cinco de Mayo is an amazing holiday. Filled with festivities and fun that everyone can and should enjoy. Just take a look at the list above and see how they workout for you and your family. Also, Stagetecture readers do you have any Cinco de Mayo recipes that you would like to share? If so, then we’d love to hear them.
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