May is coming in hot, and so is Cinco de Mayo! Whether you’re out celebrating or hosting a party in your backyard, food and drinks are always the center of attention for Cinco de Mayo. If you are the host or need something to bring to a party, you’re in the right place! You’re at the one stop shop for all things Cinco de Mayo recipes!
We’ve got inspiration for any side dish you could want, because a bunch of side dishes makes the entire meal anyways, right? Most importantly, we’ve included vegetarian and plant-based options for those of you who follow that lifestyle or have friends and family that might. We’ve got the classics like guacamole, quesadillas and salsas. However, we’ve also got twists on the traditional dishes too, like Mexican street corn, 7-layer dip, picadillo and more! Don’t worry; we would never forget the drinks. There’s plenty of drink recipes that are sure to make your fiestas sweet, spicy and salty.
Some key staple ingredients to make sure you grab at the grocery store this week are:
peppers (spice levels to personal preference),
lastly, your alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage of choice
Grilled Corn and Black Bean Guacamole
Mexican Street Corn on the Cob
Red Quinoa Bowl with Lime Cilantro Ranch
Fire Roasted Chiles and Cheddar Tamales
Vegetarian Lentil Tortilla Soup
Hatch Chile Grilled Quesadilla
Roasted Chile-Cucumber Margarita