Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of liberty and independence, and the perfect occasion to celebrate authentic Mexican food and drink. These light and casual Cinco de Mayo food ideas will allow you not only to enjoy the party, but also tempt your taste buds with the taste of Mexico.
Think of a quesadilla as a flat grilled cheese, Mexican style! We're big fans of this "sandwich" and love it stuffed with just about anything. To keep all your guests happy, no matter how picky they are, opt for a cheese only quesadilla, like this recipe here. Read More
Tacos can be filled with whatever your imagination thinks up, but we particularly love ours stuffed with chicken that has just a hint of lime to it. These minis are great for sampling, so we recommend creating a taco bar full of fillers to get creative with. Read More
Mexican food requires heavy doses of dips and sauces that offer a variety of heat to keep all guests happy and reaching for more. Pico de Gallo is similar to salsa, but packs more of a spicy bite. Read More
This fruity salsa is refreshingly sweet, but has a tangy bite. Whether you layer it onto your tacos (we love it with shrimp) or dip some tortillas into a bowl of it, this mango salsa is a must for any casual Cinco de Mayo get together. Read More
Good guacamole doesn't take much work - it's all about the avocado and enhancing its flavor and texture. There are plenty of recipes out there for guacamole that incorporates more ingredients, but we like this simple, straightforward one for a casual Cinco de Mayo. Read More
What's not to love about churros' Fried strips of sweet dough sprinkled with sugar, churros are a classic Mexican dessert that's super easy to make. Forget the flan this year and opt to go with this dessert recipe for a casual get together. Read More
There are recipes for frothy ones, ones served on the rocks. There are so many flavors to choose from: strawberry, raspberry, watermelon, just to name a few. But nothing will ever beat the classic margarita. Read More