20 Best Mexican Recipes for Cinco De Mayo

20 Best Mexican Recipes for Cinco De Mayo

Our family does not need an excuse to eat Mexican Dishes, it is our go to meal since Tacos especially are super quick and easy and everyone loves them. I thought I would share some amazing Mexican Recipes I found from other bloggers that are sure to join our rotation.

I better start planning our Cinco De Mayo Dinner I am sure the kids are going to be asking soon. Also don’t forget to add your favorite mexican recipes in the comments below and I might add them to the list too!! Adios!


20 Best Mexican Recipes for Cinco De Mayo

Crock Pot recipes are key for busy weeknights. Loving this 3 ingredient Crock Pot Chicken taco recipe from Two Healthy Kitchens.


Another great slow cooker recipe comes from Home Made Interest. Slow Cooker Beef Taquitos. Don’t buy these in the frozen section when you can make them hat home so easily. 

slow cooker beef taquitos

Every good Cinco De Mayo meal must start with some Southwestern Guacamole.  Love this one from Gator Mommy Reviews.


Don’t forget the Salsa, a true companion to any Mexican Recipe. Have you tried Pineapple, blueberry or even Peach salsa before? 

20 of the Best Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Don’t you love double duty meals. This Mexican Lasagna Recipe makes 2 casseroles so you can make one for Cinco De Mayo and have another one for another night. Or surprise a friend with dinner. 

mexican lasagna

Take Taco in a new direction with these Taco Cupcake Recipes from Texas Type A Mom. A new twist to this Mexican Recipes. 

Tres Leche Cake is a great Mexican Recipes Dessert Idea but if you prefer cookies Snappy Gourmet has these Mexican Hot Chocolate Sandwich Cookies Recipe.



More Great Mexican Recipes: 

20 Best Mexican Recipes for Cinco De Mayo

Mexican inspired dishes that are great for any night but especially to celebrate cinco de mayo food

Cinco De Mayo Recipe- Deliciously Easy Mexican Lasagna

Deliciously Easy Mexican Lasagna that can be made ahead

Savory Mexican Cheesecake Recipe

The perfect savory cheesecake recipe to serve a crowd as an appetizer for Cinco De Mayo

Grilled Corn and Black Bean Salsa

Grilled Corn and Black Bean Salsa is a wonderful topping or side dish to grilled tacos or grilled chicken

Chicken Enchilada Quiche

Chicken Enchilada Quiche is a great tex mex casserole in a quiche. Easy to throw together and a great meal to bring a friend too. 

Easy Restaurant Style Salsa Recipe

Make salsa in just minutes with this Easy Restaurant Style Salsa Recipe

Easy Chicken Enchilada Recipe

Make dinner ahead for tonight and another day with these simple chicken Enchilada recipe

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Quick and Easy salad has great flavor and color using fresh florida corn.

Easy Grilled Fish Tacos with Avocado Cream and Red Cabbage slaw

Easy Grilled Fish Tacos with Avocado Cream and Red Cabbage slaw is an easy weeknight dinner

Mexican Chicken Rice Dish

A super easy weeknight meal made with a rotisserie chicken. Mexican Chicken Rice Dish

Simple Walking Tacos Party --Great Party Food

Simple Walking Tacos Party . No matter what age, people will love tacos in a bag to serve up a crowd.

Uniquely Paired Tacos Mango and Flank Steak Tacos

Uniquely Paired Tacos Mango and Flank Steak Tacos

Taco Soup

Taco Soup in a crock pot

Cinco De Mayo Recipe- Tres Leches Cake Recipe

Photo Credit: stayingclosetohome.com

Tres Leches Cake Recipe is an easy cake that uses 3 different milks

  1. Refried Beans recipe
  2. Steak Fajitas Recipe 
  3. Instant Pot Chicken Breast Tacos 
  4. Tamale Pie Recipe
  5. Chicken Fajita Salad Recipe
  6. Cheese Black Bean Dip 
  7. Crock Pot Salsa Verde Enchiladas 
  8. Easy tamales Recipe
  9. Mexican Chocolate Shots Recipe
  10. Ice Cream Tacos
  11. Grilled Jalapeño Poppers
  12. Easy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
  13. Mango and Flank Steak Tacos


  1. I love Mexican dishes! Those cookies look amazing. I’ll have to try some of these!

  2. Mexican food is my family’s favorite cuisine. Tacos, fajitas, burritos, tostadas–we love it all. I’ll be trying all of these recipes and enjoy them year-round!

  3. Oh thanks for this! We are going to visit my aunt in Florida for Cinco de Mayo and I could definitely use some great new recipes!

  4. I lived in the Southwest for many years and I love Mexican Food. There are some really great recipes here!

  5. Great recipes there. That salsa sounds awesome.

  6. I would love to have a slice of Mexican lasagna! Yum!

  7. I’m bookmarking this page so I can come back and try a few of these recipes. My husband and I love Mexican food. It us usually inexpensive to make too. Thanks for the roundup!

  8. I love a good Mexican dish! I love nachos and tacquitos!! This sounds so good!

  9. I love every single dish you posted. And yes, I’m now craving tacos 😉

  10. Oh wow you’ve found some great recipes here! I love Mexican food but my favorite has got to be the Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies! Yum!

  11. Lately I’ve begun a crazy addiction to guacamole! I’m going to have to try this recipe out soon!

  12. Those taco cupcakes look like such a fun snack! I need to make them ASAP.

  13. Oh yum, I’ve always been fond of Mexican food. Anything with jalapenos or chiles is welcome over here!

  14. All these Dishes look extremely tasty especially the Tacos and the Cookies 🙂 Though I don’t celebrate Cinco de Mayo … i like reading about the celebrations

  15. I definitely need all these recipes! I have been wanting to make a nice, Mexican dinner for a long time, just never had any good recipes 🙂

  16. These recipes all sound so good. I want to try the taquitos recipe on Cinco de Mayo!

  17. Yum what great recipes. Our family loves Mexican food, I need to learn how to make something other than burritos and tacos.

  18. I really love Mexican food. Thanks for the great ideas!

  19. Those taco cupcakes look amazing! I used to make something similar and then completely forgot about it! My kids love Taco Tuesday!

  20. Wow, can’t wait to try these. We live in Southern California and eat a lot of Mexican food!

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