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Top 10 Recipes for Cinco De Mayo

Seeing as margaritas practically run in my veins, I am always THRILLED to celebrate Cinco de Mayo every year. Here are my Top 10 Recipes for Cinco De Mayo! Everything from frozen strawberry margaritas to green chili chicken enchiladas!


Recipe round up compilation of Top 10 Recipes for Cinco De Mayo.

Frozen strawberry margaritas in a low clear glass garnished with a salt rim and lime wheel.


Frozen Strawberry Margarita

This frozen strawberry margarita recipe is so. addicting. Each sip is incredibly smooth and filled with bright strawberry flavor with the most subtle hint of tequila. They truly taste like an adult summer slushy.

The best part? They’re made with only four simple ingredients (you won’t find a can of limeade here!). Save this recipe for Cinco de Mayo or your next warm afternoon. 

A platter of green chili chicken enchiladas in a round cast iron skillet.


Easy Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas 

This platter is full of authentic Easy Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas made with shredded chicken, tortillas, and a green enchilada sauce made with freshly roasted tomatillos! Once you’ve made the homemade green enchilada sauce, you’ll never go back! 

A large batch of guacamole with a lime being squeezed into the bowl.

Guacamole for a Crowd 

Everyone needs a big batch guacamole recipe for a crowd, gathering or a dinner party! This guacamole recipe is the perfect ratio of avocados to mix-ins. Grab the recipe below to learn how to make this big bowl o’guac, you’ll never run out again! 

Small corona bottles being poured into a margarita glass.

Lime and Chili Beergaritas 

This margarita recipe is taken over the top (literally!) with those cute Coronitas and the bright, spicy, smoky flavors of lime, chili, and mezcal! It’s the best Coronarita you’ll ever have!

A chip being dipped into green chili queso in a cast iron skillet.


Green Chili Queso

This easy green chili queso dip is the perfect party food! This easy appetizer recipe is just like Mexican restaurant-style queso with a fun and zesty green chili twist!

Pineapple jalapeno margaritas in a fancy margarita glass.

Pineapple Jalapeno Mezcal Smash 

This cocktail is filled with fresh smashed pineapple chunks, jalapeno slices, tart lime juice, agave nectar and smoky mezcal. If you’re new to mezcal cocktails this is a great way to start!

A mexican Cesar salad in a tan bowl topped with avocado slices and blackened salmon.

Golden Corn and Mexican Cesar Salad 

This recipe for Mexican Kale Caesar Salad with Golden Corn and Quinoa will keep you going back for more because of all the extra, hearty ingredients.  Super sweet corn. Healthy quinoa. Cotija and lime to really bring out those Mexican flavors.

Honeydew, watermelon, pineapple and mango spears on an oblong platter with a bowl of chili lime seasoning.

Mexican Fruit Salad 

Alongside these fun fruit spears is a chili-lime blend for dipping! I like to put it in a decorative bowl on the side in case people just want the fruit spears.

This chili lime mix is an easy blend of flaky salt, fresh lime zest, and plenty of spice. Give this a go if you’re looking for an easy and colorful dish to add to your Mexican night or Cinco De Mayo Menu! 

A large mexican tostada salad served in a large wooden serving bowl.

Chopped Tosta Salad with Avocado Dressing 

A fresh take on a classic tostada salad recipe. This plant-based chopped tostada salad with avocado cilantro dressing is a flavorful and healthy recipe for the new year!

A large pitcher of margaritas with glasses rimmed with salt and lime wedges.

Pitcher Margaritas 

If you’re looking to make a few rounds of margaritas this classic pitcher style margarita is the perfect ratio of fresh lime juice, tequila, orange liquor, and sweetness. 

Thanks for following along with my Top 10 Recipes for Cinco De Mayo, cheers!

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