Let's celebrate Cinco de Mayo with some of our very favorite Mexican-inspired recipes. Appetizers, main courses, drinks, and more.
Who doesn't love an excuse to have some delicious fajitas, guacamole, or a tequila-spiked cocktail? This roundup has some of our very favorite Mexican-inspired recipes, perfect for your Cinco de Mayo table.
What's your favorite Mexican recipe? Drop a comment below - I'd love to hear all about it!
Chicken Quesadillas with Chipotle Ranch Dip
Simply seasoned chicken thighs are cooked in the Instant Pot till tender, then shredded + sandwiched between 2 types of cheese in this delicious recipe.
Dino’s Guacamole – Restaurant-Style Guac in Just 5 Minutes!
Restaurant-style guacamole is super simple to make at home! 2 ripe avocados + a few ingredients and you have the perfect Mexican appetizer!
Easy Baked Taquitos
Learn how to make taquitos with this easy oven-baked recipe. Use beef, chicken, turkey, pork, or vegan ground meat substitute.
Guava Cooler Tequila Cocktail Recipe – Tropical and Refreshing!
This guava tequila cocktail is made with guava nectar, triple sec, and a mix of fruit juices for a refreshing, tropical take on happy hour!
The Best Homemade Fajita Seasoning Recipe – Penzeys Copycat Spice Mix
Learn how to make the best homemade fajita seasoning blend from pantry staples so you can have restaurant-style fajitas at home any time!
Latin-Spiced Pork + Squash Skillet with Chili Lime Cherries
This smoky-sweet single skillet meal is a quick and easy way to get a comfort food dinner with Latin flair on the table any night of the week.
Layered Taco Dip with Refried Beans
This quick & easy make-ahead layered taco dip recipe is always a crowd-pleaser. Perfect for your next potluck, picnic, or game day gathering!
Mango, Jicama + Black Bean Salsa
Juicy, ripe mango and fresh lime brighten the flavors of this sweet-and-salty black bean salsa. Perfect for Cinco de Mayo, potlucks and summer BBQs!
Our Favorite Chicken Fajitas
Grab your cast iron skillet - these chicken fajitas are a one pan meal that are so good they'll outshine your favorite Tex-Mex restaurant!
Our Favorite Steak Fajitas
These tender steak fajitas are one of my family's very favorite meals - a perfect Tex-Mex dinner made in a single cast iron skillet.
Roasted Kabocha and Eggplant Tacos with Poblano Crema
There’s no need to peel the squash for these vegetarian tacos – just scrub it clean! You can even save the seeds and roast them for a tasty snack later.
Roasted Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos with Cilantro Chimichurri
Take taco night to the next level with taco-spiced, roasted sweet potatoes, and black beans. These vegan-friendly tacos are a guaranteed hit!
Spiced Chickpea Tacos with Cilantro-Peach Relish
A sweet and tangy peach relish is piled on top of spiced chickpeas for a summery spin on these meat-free tacos.
Tequila-Lime Shrimp Tacos
These simple shrimp tacos are something I came up with a few months ago, and they make a perfect meal for a busy weeknight. Shrimp cook up in a snap, and once you run your knife through a few toppings and heat up your tortillas, dinner is served!
Tex-Mex Meatballs with Mexican Cauliflower Rice
This paleo, gluten free Tex-Mex meal is simple enough for a weeknight and impressive enough for company. Super flavorful clean eating at its best!
Toasted Spice Guacamole
Toasting spices adds depth of flavor to this Mexican staple. Grab some tortilla chips and let's dive in!
Top Chef All-Star Marcel Vigneron’s Chimi-Verde Dip
Tomatillos, fresh herbs, & avocado are blended together in this silky-smooth, spicy dip recipe courtesy of Top Chef All-Star Marcel Vigneron.
Tuna Tostada with Avocado Dressing + Chipotle Sour Cream
These bite-sized beauties have a Mexican flair that will wow your dinner party guests. You'll love how easy this tuna tostada appetizer is to put together!
Watermelon Sugar High Tequila Cocktail
Move over, margaritas! This refreshing watermelon cocktail made with fresh mint, lime, & tequila is the perfect way to cool off this summer.
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