Is everyone getting as excited about Cinco de Mayo as I am? Yes, we know that Cinco is barely even celebrated in Mexico, but around here we love any excuse for a good party–especially if that party includes loads of margaritas and guacamole. Tomorrow you can try to weather the crowds at your favorite taco joint, but why not stay home and make some of our favorite Tex-Mex recipes for your friends? Amazing taste, leftovers, and no Uber required. Here is a round up of our favorite Mexican posts throughout the last year. ¡Happy Cinco!
1. Classic Margaritas
Starting off strong with a classic margarita.
2. Spicy Chicken Tacos with Corn and Black Bean Salsa
The corn salsa gives a little freshness and crunch to this spicy chicken taco.
3. Mexican Street Corn Salad
A take on the traditional elote, this corn salad is the perfect side for your Mexican feast.
4. Slow Roasted Pork Tacos with Salsa Verde
Let the oven and a jar of salsa do all of the work for you–your friends will never know!
5. Mahi Tacos with Mango Salsa and Mexican Slaw
The grilled fish along with the sweet slaw gives a little baja flair to this taco.
6. Mexican Chicken Soup
The best take on a comfort food classic. This lightened-up version has lots of fresh lime and cilantro, yum!
7. Healthy Tex-Mex Tostadas with Tomatillo Cilantro Lime Dressing
Loaded up with veggies and a creamy dressing that’s surprisingly healthy, you can get away with eating these tostadas every day of the week.
8. Mexican Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers
Easy weeknight stuffed peppers with a kick from our favorite Mexican seasoning.
9. Creamy Verde Chicken Enchiladas
Green salsa, cream sauce, and tons of melted cheese? Sign me up!
10. Tacos al Pastor
Pork, pineapple, and spice make these my favorite tacos on the list!
11. Watermelon Agua Fresca and Popsicles
Bright, refreshing, and the perfect cool end for your fiesta.
Hope everyone has the happiest of Cinco de Mayos! What are your plans for the big day?