Cinco de Mayo Recipe Round-Up

This coming Sunday is Cinco de Mayo! And while I’m somewhat fuzzy on its exact history, I do know that I’ll take any excuse to make Mexican food (not that I need any excuse whatsoever, mind you). So I thought I would take a moment and share some ideas for your Cinco de Mayo, in case you don’t have plans yet. Try a few of these delicious recipes and let me know how your day goes! And please, don’t forget the margaritas! 🙂

APPETIZERS:
Ceviche – The Homesick Texan
Grilled Pineapple Guacamole – Confections of a Foodie Bride
Pico de Gallo – The Homesick Texan
Roasted Salsa Verde – Cowgirl Chef
Tequila con Queso – Confections of a Foodie Bride

MAIN DISHES:
Beef Puffy Tacos – The Texan New Yorker
Carnitas – See Aimee Cook
Entomatadas – The Homesick Texan
Gorditas with Picadillo – Juanita’s Cocina
Lamb Barbacoa – The Texan New Yorker
Mole Poblano with Chicken Thighs – The Texan New Yorker
Pork Tinga Tacos – The Texan New Yorker
Tacos al Pastor – The Homesick Texan

SIDE DISHES:
Chipotle Roasted Potatoes – Cowgirl Chef
Cotija Rice – The Texan New Yorker
Elotes – Juanita’s Cocina
Mexican Green Rice – The Texan New Yorker
Mexican Red Rice – See Aimee Cook
Slow Cooker Refried Beans – The Texan New Yorker

DESSERTS:
Capirotada – Juanita’s Cocina
Dulche de Leche Ice Cream – Confections of a Foodie Bride
Margarita Cookies – Cowgirl Chef
Mexican Chocolate Pralines – The Homesick Texan
Mexican “Hot” Chocolate Ice Cream – The Texan New Yorker
Sopapillas – The Homesick Texan

5 responses to “Cinco de Mayo Recipe Round-Up

  1. Cinco de Mayo is like…made for me. Thank you SO much for including a few of my links! <3

  2. Julie,
    What a great recipe round up! We love Mexican food, so I will happily work my way around your selections.

    Thanks!

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