Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Make your Cinco de Mayo fiesta unforgettable with our collection of party ideas, simple mixed drinks and easy recipes that cover everything from appetizers to dessert.

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    Zippy Chicken Enchiladas

    56 reviews

    Leftover chicken gets an awesome makeover in this rich and creamy casserole. This colorful dish is loaded with flavor. It's a nice change of pace from beef enchiladas. —Julie Moutray, Wichita, Kansas

    Grilled Guacamole

    If you’re a guacamole lover, try this fun grilled version that has a smoky flavor. The veggies tend to darken...

    Spicy Refried Beans

    3 reviews

    Need a quick appetizer? All you need is a can of refried beans, jalapeno pepper, seasonings and cheese. Serve with...

    Cactus Cake

    1 review

    My birthday cake was succulent! I "doctored up" two white cake mixes and baked them in 13- by 9-inch pans....

    Vanilla Custard Cups

    9 reviews

    When I was living with my mother, she loved custard,, so I'd make this comforting dessert each week. Without leftovers,...

    Queso Baked Nachos

    5 reviews

    I modified a nachos recipe I found, and my family loves it! It is now a regular at all of...

    Tasty Lentil Tacos

    24 reviews

    When my husband's cholesterol numbers rose, I quickly lowered the fat in our family's diet. Finding dishes that were healthy...

    Fresh Lime Margaritas

    11 reviews

    This basic fresh margarita recipe is easy to modify to your tastes. Try it frozen or with strawberries. —Taste of...

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    Chicken Taco Cups

    17 reviews

    For holiday parties and summer picnics, try these stuffed wonton cups with a Southwest-style chicken filling. You can freeze them,...

    Cheesy Black Bean Nachos

    4 reviews

    We're trying to go meatless once a week, and this dish helps make those meals fun, quick and super delicious....


    3 reviews

    In this Horchata recipe, the mixture of ground rice and almonds is accented with a hint of lime. Depending on...

    Cheese Enchiladas

    42 reviews

    You won't bring home leftovers when you take these easy enchiladas to a potluck. With a homemade tomato sauce and...

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    Black Bean and Corn Enchiladas

    22 reviews

    I created this black bean and corn enchiladas recipe one night when we were in the mood for enchiladas, but...

    Pork Taquitos

    9 reviews

    These taquitos freeze very well, so you can make a big batch and enjoy them anytime. Microwave the shells before...

    Chicken Tostada Cups

    9 reviews

    Several years ago I tried a version of these cups at a restaurant in Santa Fe, and I wanted to...

    Margarita Tres Leches Cake

    1 review

    The first time I ever had tres leches cake I felt as if I were in heaven. I have made...

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    Arroz con Gandules (Rice with Pigeon Peas)

    Feed a crowd with this authentic arroz con gandules recipe, which was handed down to me from my mom. It's...

    50 Mexican Recipes That Serve a Crowd

    Throwing a party? Stock up on the good stuff with these amazing Mexican foods that will feed 10 or more!