31 Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Margarita Cupcakes -- 20 Cinco de Mayo Recipes

This coming Sunday is May 5th, Cinco de Mayo… the day that makes it perfectly acceptable to consume nothing but chips, salsa, guacamole, and margaritas for all the live long day. Quite a lovely foodie holiday, isn’t it? I’ve wrangled together a list of recipes that are perfect for celebrating this very festive Mexican holiday. There’s everything from appetizers to dinner and dessert; I’ve got all of your bases covered. Enjoy!


1. Black Bean Salsa
2. Chile con Queso
3. Cream Cheese-Stuffed, Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeños
4. Guacamole
5. Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa
6. Jalapeño Popper Dip
7. Mango-Pineapple Salsa
8. Seven Layer Dip
9. Shrimp Nacho Bites
10. Taco Dip
11. Warm Black Bean Dip


12. All-American Beef Chili
13. Chicken Fajita Enchiladas
14. Chicken Tortilla Soup
15. Chili-Rice Dinner
16. Chipotle Chicken and Corn Chowder
17. Favorite (Hardcore) Chili
18. Grilled Fish Tacos
19. Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix
20. Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread
21. Taco Rice Salad
22. Tamale Pie
23. Thick and Hearty Chili
24. Wendy’s Copycat Chili


25. Alfajores
26. Caramel-Topped Flan
27. Dulce de Leche Cheesecake Squares
28. Fried Ice Cream
29. Margarita Cupcakes
30. Salted Mexican Chocolate-Chile Caramels
31. Tres Leches Cake

What are some of your favorite recipes for Cinco de Mayo??