24 Easy-Cheesy Cinco de Mayo Recipes for Your Fiesta
Let’s be honest: Cinco de Mayo is basically just an excuse to get a bunch of friends together, eat a lot of cheesy Tex-Mex food and down some margaritas. Whether you’re looking to get your nachos, tacos or cheesy dip on (or all of the above), we rounded up a bunch of speedy recipes to get this fiesta started.
Chicken Tinga Tacos
The secret, flavorful ingredient? Chipotle peppers packed in adobo sauce.
Spicy Turkey Enchiladas with Pumpkin Seeds
Sub in rotisserie chicken if you can’t find turkey.
Butter-Baked Cucumber Tostadas
Our new favorite way to cook cukes = roasting.
The Best Guacamole in the History of Ever
There’s one thing in this universe that’s definite: Our love for guac.
Crispy Baked Fish Tacos
Tip: To shortcut these, swap in frozen fish sticks.
It’s totally OK to kick off the fiesta early.
Mexican Street Corn Dip
Cool if we fall in face-first?
Salmon Fajita Salad Boats
How to fit in a little dose of healthy.
Baking Sheet Quesadillas
Why make individual servings when you can make one enormous one?
Skillet Nacho Dip
Extra cheese, por favor.
Slow-Cooker Pork Carnitas
Go wild with the fixings.
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos with Blue Cheese Crema
You won’t even miss the meat.
The best way to start your day.
There’s no need to break your diet.
Slow-Cooker Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Put your Crock-Pot to work.
Mexican Green Chili Veggie Burgers
Pair with your favorite Mexican beer.
Finger food = the best food.
Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa
Close your eyes and you’re on a tropical vacation.
Finally, the proper topping-to-chip ratio.
Slow-Cooker Corn and Jalapeno Dip
So good, you’ll want to eat it with a spoon (we give you permission).
5-Ingredient Chipotle Chicken Taquitos
Psst: In Mexico these are known as flautas.
Flank Steak Tacos with Cucumber Salsa
The easiest way to cook steak at home.
Carnitas Mexican Pizza
This totally counts as a personal-size pizza, right? …Right?