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12 Easy Cinco de Mayo Recipes

 

With the Cinco de Mayo celebrations just around the corner, we've put together a list of easy Mexican recipes perfect for your get-togethers this weekend.  So put on your sombrero, and bring out you red, white and green spirit with some of the best crowd-pleasers for your Mexican fiesta.

 

Cheese Flautas with Cilantro Pesto

Kick off the party with filled and rolled-up fried corn tortillas.

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Watermelon Margaritas

Freshen up with America's favorite Mexican drink.

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Baja Fish Tacos 

Bring out the best of Baja with Dos Equis Amber-battered fish tacos.

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Frozen Horchata

Traditional Mexican drink made from vanilla rice milk and ground cinnamon.

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Lighter Chicken Enchiladas

Tortillas rolled around chicken, spicy chipotle peppers, and topped with Monterey Jack cheese.

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Churros con chocolate

Add a sweet treat to your Cinco with cinnamon fried dough strips and thick, Mexican chocolate as a dipping sauce.

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By Tim Lucas from Sydney, Australia (Churros!) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

 

Easy Cheesy Black Bean Burritos

Going vegetarian on Cinco de Mayo never tasted so good.

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Cinco de Mayo Recipes

 

Fire-roasted Restaurant Style Salsa

Add some bright colors to the table with a fresh salsa and jalapenos for a little kick.

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Shredded Beef Tacos

Serve up slow-cooked chuck roast beef and your favorite toppings on corn tortillas.

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 Sangrita

Spanish for "little blood", this is Mexico's version of a Bloody Mary in a shot glass. Serve with lime juice and tequila.

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Tequila Lime Grilled Chicken

Try this zesty, marinated chicken, lime, and tequila dish!

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The Best-Ever Guacamole

Mashed avocados, freshly chopped cilantro, and grilled limes.

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 Have another great Cinco de Mayo recipe you'd like to share? Let us know in the comments below!

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I LOVE THIS! I’m definitely gonna try this out. One of my favorite recipes is for a Cinco de Mayo Sunrise. You can take a look at it herewww.weartostandout.com/blog/cinco-de-mayo-sunrise-recipe and tell me what you think! xoxo, WearToStandOut
Posted @ Friday, July 19, 2013 10:33 PM by Christine
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