Southern Mom Loves: 164 Delicious Cinco de Mayo Recipes! {Round-up}

164 Delicious Cinco de Mayo Recipes! {Round-up}

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

If you're looking for some delicious celebratory appetizers, dips, meals, desserts, or cocktails to whip up for Cinco de Mayo, check out the mouthwatering recipes I've gathered below! This post started out with 11 but I've updated it to a whopping 164 recipes, divided into categories so you can find just what you're looking for. I've also included a section for specialty cuisines like Vegan, Paleo, Keto, and Weight Watchers Points. ¡Buen provecho!

164 Delicious Cinco de Mayo Recipes!

Dips & Salsas 

Restaurant Style Tableside Guacamole from The Cookin' Chicks
Spicy Guacamole from Healthy Mom Healthy Family
Spicy Mango Guacamole from Salted Plains
Easy Pico De Gallo Salsa from Basics With Bails
Avocado Pico de Gallo from Little Nonni
Jalapeno Salsa from Healthy Mom Healthy Family

Easy Peach Salsa from Homemade on a Weeknight
Serrano Salsa from Flavorful Eats
Tomatillo Salsa Verde from Evolving Table
Mango Corn Salsa from Little Nonni
Zucchini Salsa from The Bonnie Fig
Mexican Layered Dip from Beyond the Chicken Coop
Mexican Street Corn Dip from Baby Savers
7 Layer Dip Individual Cups from Made in a Day

Ground Beef Taco Dip from Haute & Healthy Living
Creamy Refried Bean Dip from Mitten Girl
Queso Fundido with Chorizo from Confetti & Bliss
Chile Con Queso from Food Meanderings
Air Fryer Tortilla Chips from A Grateful Meal

Appetizers & Sides

Elotes from Southern Mom Loves
Elotes Fries from Southern Mom Loves
Santa Fe Mini Chimis from Southern Mom Loves
Mini Queso Taco Salads from Southern Mom Loves
Birria Egg Rolls from Andee's Apron
Elote en Vaso (or Esquites) from Mama Maggie's Kitchen
Ground Beef Taquitos from Mama Maggie's Kitchen

Carne Asada Street Tacos from Homemade on a Weeknight
Cowboy Caviar from A Cedar Spoon
Easy Mexican Coleslaw from A Cedar Spoon
Grilled Corn Salad with Tomatoes from Be Centsational
Mexican Fried Rice from Crinkled Cookbook

Mango Avocado Salad from My Chefs Apron
Mexican Street Corn Salad from Olivia's Kitchen
Easy Baked Taquitos from Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen
Elote Fritter Bites from Sip & Savor the Seasons
Mini Shrimp Guacamole Taco Bites from Sip & Savor the Seasons

Papitas con Chile from Unique Cooks
Baked Chicken Flautas from The Dizzy Cook
Easy Cheese Flautas for a Delicious Meatless Meal from Fluxing Well
Tajin Cucumber Salad from Health My Lifestyle
Carne Asada Fries from Confetti & Bliss

Main Dishes

Coconut-Crusted Fish Tacos from An Expression of Food
Shredded Chicken Tacos from Be Centsational

Tacos Al Carbon from What a Girl Eats
Mexican Corn Chowder from Mommy's Playbook
Shrimp and Avocados enchiladas from Mom Does Reviews
Doritos Taco Bake from My Un-entitled Life
Picadillo Mexican Beef Dinner from Saving You Dinero
Chicken Thighs Tostadas from Saving You Dinero
Taco Supreme Pizza from Southern Mom Loves

Mexican Street Corn Casserole from The Cookin' Chicks
Pollo Asado Tacos from Blackberry Babe
Crockpot Salsa Chicken from Free Your Fork
Carnitas Burritos from The Short Order Cook

Mexican Picadillo from Ottawa Mommy Club
Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas from Chew Out Loud
Smoked Chicken Enchiladas from A Grateful Meal

Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup from A Grateful Meal
Air Fryer Fish Tacos from Kalyn's Kitchen
Taco Gnocchi Skillet from Midwexican
Crock Pot Santa Fe Chicken from Crock Pots and Flip Flops
Taco Potato Casserole from Crock Pots and Flip Flops

Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef Tacos from Scarlati Family Kitchen
Mole Chile Rellenos from Three Olives Branch
Chipotle Steak Fajitas from Three Olives Branch
Barbacoa Burrito Bowls from Get Inspired Everyday

Carnitas Burrito Bowls from Get Inspired Everyday
8-Layer Burrito Bowls (meatless) from Southern Mom Loves
Elote Casserole from Unique Cooks
Quesabirria Tacos from Ginger Casa

Chicken Tostadas from Pinch & Swirl
Fajita Bar Ideas and Toppings from Foxes Love Lemons
Enfrijoladas from Health My Lifestyle
Crescent Dough Taco Pizza from In The Kids Kitchen
Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa from Cooking With Curls


Tres Leches Cake with Strawberries from If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen
Chocoflan from I Heart Eating
No-fry Fried Ice Cream from I Heart Eating
No-Bake Strawberry Margarita Cheesecake from The Simple Sweet Life

Easy Margarita Cupcakes from If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen
Caramel Tres Leches Cake from Southern Mom Loves
Rainbow Donkey Piñata Cookies from Baste Cut Fold
Churro Cupcakes from Ottawa Mommy Club
Coconut Lime Tres Leches Cake from Food Meanderings

Cocktails, Mocktails, & Agua Frescas

Watermelon Water (Agua de Sandia) from Sweet Tea & Thyme
Cantaloupe Agua Fresca from Southern Mom Loves
Classic Margarita Mocktail from Shutter + Mint
Virgin Mojito from Strength & Sunshine
Frozen Mangonada Margarita from Sweet Tea & Thyme
Lemon Margarita from Foxes Love Lemons

Frozen Blueberry Margarita Mocktail from Moon and Spoon and Yum
Tequila Gimlet from Ugly Duckling Bakery
Spicy Skinny Margarita from Ugly Duckling Bakery
Frozen Strawberry Margarita from Our Crafty Mom
Spicy Jalapeno Basil Moscow Mule from The Short Order Cook

Mexican Candy Shot from Ottawa Mommy Club
Coconut Guava Margarita from Parched Around the World
Blood Orange Margaritas from Life As A Strawberry
Raspberry Margaritas from Life As A Strawberry
Blackberry Jalapeño Margarita from The Littlest Crumb

Paloma Mocktail from The Littlest Crumb
Passionfruit Margaritas from Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen
Skinny Pineapple Margarita from Our Love Language is Food
Refreshing Tequila Soda from Garlic, Salt & Lime

Modelo Micheladas from The Sassy Foodie
Dark & Spicy Michelada from Southern Mom Loves
Honeydew Margarita from 100 Days of Real Food
Watermelon Margarita from Garlic & Zest
Shaken Mango Margarita from Garlic & Zest

The Mezcalita from A Grateful Meal
Green Mango Margarita from Indiaphile
Tamarind Margarita from The Soccer Mom Blog
Cadillac Margarita from Beaming Baker
Prickly Pear Margaritas from Cooking With Curls
Spicy Cucumber Margarita from Sip & Savor the Seasons

Specialty Diets (Vegan, Paleo, WW, Whole30, etc.)

5-Minute Vegan Queso from Six Hungry Feet
Oyster Mushroom Tacos (Vegan) from Six Hungry Feet
Vegan Carne Asada from Zardy Plants
Vegan Birria Tacos from Zardy Plants

Vegan Tres Leches Cake from Zardy Plants
Enchilada Mini Cups (Vegan) from Vegan Dollhouse
Whole30 Taco Stuffed Peppers from Organically Addison

Keto Cilantro Lime Chicken from How 2 Do Keto
Keto Enchilada Bake from How 2 Do Keto

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What are you making for Cinco De Mayo? Are you having a big celebration or an intimate family gathering? 

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