Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with some of our favorite Tex-Mex recipes! Chips and salsa, enchiladas, fajitas, and quesadillas make the perfect easy dinner served with a delicious margarita!
I LOVE Mexican and Tex-Mex food so I’m all about celebrating on Cinco de Mayo. We’ve got everything from party food to easy family dinner recipes. Whatever you need to add a little flavor on May 5th!
So mix up some Cinco de Mayo drinks and set out a spread of Cinco de Mayo dips, salsas, and choose your favorite Tex-Mex dinner whether it’s tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, or quesadillas. We’ve got quick and easy twists on classic recipes that you’re whole family will love.
Dips and Salsas
I love nothing more than some chips and salsa to go along with a delicious Tex-Mex dinner, the hard part is figuring out which salsa to pick. We’ve got your traditional tomato salsa, fruit salsa (add some chicken for delicious Mango Chicken Salad), and delicious dessert salsa’s served with cinnamon chips.
If you’re having a party take it to the next level with an additional dip that captures all of those Tex-Mex flavors that you can scoop right up onto a chip! Corn, beans, sour cream, and guacamole are essentials!
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This easy mango salsa recipe combines sweet mango with savory red onions, and a creamy avocado for a healthy salsa recipe that everyone will love.
Pico de Gallo, also known as Salsa Fresca, is a fresh tomato salsa filled with sun-ripened tomatoes, crunchy onions, fragrant garlic and cilantro, and a squeeze of lime. It is a bright, fresh salsa recipe that makes a great addition to any meal.
Enjoy tacos for Cinco de Mayo whether it’s a classic like our pork tacos, or a delicious keto take on tacos where the shell is made from cheddar cheese (yum!!). Simple recipes with lots of flavor will have everyone coming back for seconds.
Pork tenderloin and fresh ingredients make these easy Pork Tacos a great back-to-school dinner recipe for busy weeknights!
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Enchiladas are my absolute favorite Tex-Mex meal. Traditionally they are made with corn tortillas rolled around cheese, chicken, or beef, and covered in sauce before baking. We’ve put our own little spin on them by turning classic chicken and beef enchiladas into casseroles. For a more traditional version we also have an awesome recipe for enchiladas filled with tender braised beef.
Beef Enchilada Casserole
Beef Enchilada Casserole is layers of seasoned ground beef, cheese, enchilada sauce, and soft flour tortillas baked until everything is hot and bubbly. It’s an easy weeknight dinner that the whole family will love!
I make fajitas for my family all the time. They are so easy to throw together, peppers, onion, beef or chicken, and a simple homemade spice mix all cooked together for a delicious meal that you serve on flour tortillas. Make them in the oven or try a fun twist on this classic recipe by turning it into a pasta salad or delicious grilled skewers.
Oven Chicken Fajitas
Oven chicken fajitas are a super simple and keto friendly dinner your family will love! It requires very little prep and cooks up in less than an hour for an easy meal any day.
Quesadillas are like a Mexican grilled cheese. Flour tortillas filled with cheese and then toasted on each side until the outside if crisp and the inside is fully of melty cheese and meat. They are a great dinner idea for kids and adults on Cinco de Mayo, make a few and serve with chips and salsa.
Crispy, cheesy chicken quesadillas are good for lunch, snack, or dinner. Comfort food at it's best!
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