Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Margaritas, tacos, dips, enchiladas, and more margs! These Mexican favorites have cinco-star reviews.

Citrus Asada Fajitas
Timothy F. Koehler Sr.

Citrus Asada Fajitas

Carne asada marinated in a chipotle-orange sauce is easy to prepare for Cinco de Mayo. Serve on homemade tortillas!

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Ex-Girlfriend's Mom's Salsa Fresca (Pico de Gallo)
thebioteacher

Ex-Girlfriend's Mom's Salsa Fresca (Pico de Gallo)

Tomatoes, red onion, jalapeno pepper, cilantro, and lime juice combine in this fresh-tasting salsa that's served with chips or as a condiment for all your favorite Mexican dishes.

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Impossible Cake
Crema

Impossible Cake

Mexican caramel sauce, chocolate cake, and creamy flan bake in layers in this beautiful and decadent dessert.

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Authentic Mexican Tortillas
Jamie Mikall Martinez

Authentic Mexican Tortillas

I learned how to make these growing up watching my mother Alma. We have never used an actual "recipe", but for your convenience I came up with one.

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Tacros (Croissant Tacos)
FrancesC

Tacros (Croissant Tacos)

Behold the best mashup ever, the croissant taco! These crispy golden pastry shells have fine masa harina in a buttery croissant dough, resulting in flaky layers with a chewy interior.

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Authentic Enchiladas Verdes
PattiVerde

Authentic Enchiladas Verdes

These enchiladas are made with a fresh green salsa, just like you would find in a Mexican restaurant or better yet, in a Mexican home.

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Frozen Margarita Pie
Sandra Faust

Frozen Margarita Pie

All the fixings for margaritas are mixed into a refreshing frozen cream pie in a salty pretzel crust.

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Classic Frozen Strawberry Margarita
Patrick Washburn

Classic Frozen Strawberry Margarita

A refreshing strawberry-flavored variation on a classic frozen margarita.

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Traditional Mexican Guacamole
Kaersten

Traditional Mexican Guacamole

This guacamole uses the traditional ingredients of avocado, lemon juice, cilantro, and onion. Spice it up with jalapeno pepper if you like!

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Angela's Awesome Enchiladas
MomSavedbyGrace

Angela's Awesome Enchiladas

The secret to these enchiladas is in the seasonings! Shredding the chicken is the most time-consuming step, but it's worth it in the end. Serve them with sour cream and a side of Spanish rice.

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Slow Cooker Carnitas
Erin Parker

Slow Cooker Carnitas

Pork simmered in broth and seasonings makes a great filling for tamales and tacos in this slow cooker pork carnitas recipe.

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D's Famous Salsa
Denise Smith

D's Famous Salsa

You can make this salsa as fiery as you like by adding more or less peppers. But whatever you do, don't leave them out. And because everything goes into the food processor, you can make the salsa chunky or smooth with just a flick of the switch.

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Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing
MaryD

Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing

Marinated tilapia fillets are grilled instead of fried in this tangy, flavorful twist on fish tacos.

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Fiery Fish Tacos with Crunchy Corn Salsa
LouiseCol

Fiery Fish Tacos with Crunchy Corn Salsa

Spicy grilled fish are cooled down with a fresh crunchy veggie salsa featuring fresh corn. Your guests will swim back for seconds!

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Chicken Chimichangas with Sour Cream Sauce
SSTRAWDER

Chicken Chimichangas with Sour Cream Sauce

Green chiles and Monterey Jack cheese make these chimichangas special.

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Lisa's Favorite Carne Asada Marinade
Lisa Arlotti

Lisa's Favorite Carne Asada Marinade

I've tried many marinade recipes for carne asada and this spicy, citrusy version is our family favorite!

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Pico de Gallo
Rachel Love

Pico de Gallo

This fresh tomato salsa is made with red onion, minced jalapeno, lime juice, and seasonings. For best flavor, let it chill for 3 hours before serving.

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Lola's Horchata
LOLA

Lola's Horchata

A refreshing Mexican drink made with rice, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon. A great balance for spicy foods, enjoy this served over ice.

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Jalapeno Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas
baumanns

Jalapeno Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas

Your family will love this dish of creamy chicken breast meat and green chili enchiladas baked with cheese.

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Enchiladas
Donna

Enchiladas

A friend of mine gave me this recipe for ground beef enchiladas and it is delicious!

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Margarita Cake
Carol

Margarita Cake

A margarita - tequila, lime juice, triple sec - is baked into a cake mix.

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Chicken Fajita Melts
laughingmagpie

Chicken Fajita Melts

These cheesy chicken sandwich melts have all of the flavor of fajitas without the drippy mess!

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Chicken Enchilada Slow Cooker Soup
AMBERNPETTY

Chicken Enchilada Slow Cooker Soup

Chicken breasts cook up tender and flavorful when slow-cooked in this enchilada-inspired soup. Toss all the ingredients into your slow cooker and let it simmer all day long while you're at work. The scent of dinner will come wafting through before you even get through the door!

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Tres Leches Cake
Monica

Tres Leches Cake

The three milks in this Mexican favorite soak into the sponge cake, making it creamy and delicious. It's frosted with whipped cream and decorated with Maraschino cherries.

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Chicken Enchiladas with Creamy Green Chile Sauce
aaronspool

Chicken Enchiladas with Creamy Green Chile Sauce

Chicken- and cheese-stuffed corn tortillas baked under a creamy sauce infused with hot green chiles. Adjust the amount of chopped chiles to suit your taste!

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Easy Chicken Fajita Soup
Gweb8

Easy Chicken Fajita Soup

Fire roasted tomatoes, fajita seasoning, and seasoned black beans give this quick and delicious soup a cooked all day flavor.

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Carnitas - Pressure Cooker
Jennifer Sierra-Quick

Carnitas - Pressure Cooker

Pork butt is pressure-cooked to tender shreds with onion, garlic, orange, and a blend of spices in this recipe, done in less than 2 hours.

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Green Chile Spinach Quiche
nica36

Green Chile Spinach Quiche

You can add other meats or veggies to suite your taste, and this quiche can be baked with or without pie shells.

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Fish Tacos Ultimo
rev'd up chef

Fish Tacos Ultimo

The spicy yogurt sauce is what makes this fish taco the ultimate. With chipotle peppers and plenty of cilantro, it's a meal your friends and family will love.

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