a quick collection of mexican food recipes that are perfect for cinco de mayo or anytime really… meals sides AND desserts!

 25 cinco de mayo recipes colorful

because mexican food is up there with some of our most favorite, and may is considered “meg month” since it’s my birthday, mother’s day, and our anniversary… it means, we do a lot of partying and eating cause that’s how we do…

anyway, we put together a great list of some of our favorite recipes and these are all super colorful and tasty! hope you have a fun cinco de mayo party and try out a few of these. the queso dip is still in our top 5 most trafficked and tried recipes on the blog!

note: these are not all my recipes, so please pin the collage image above, or click through to the blog to pin the actual recipe. Thanks!

Chicken+Tacos+with+Spicy+Cabbage+Slaw+and+GuacamoleChicken Tacos with Slaw and Guac

Tasting Page

summer_avocadoSummer Avocado Salad

Simply Darrling

cinco-de-mayo-popsicles Cinco De Mayo Popcicles

The View From Great Island

chicken avocado enchiladas black bean green recipe 4 Chicken, Avocado, & Black Bean Enchiladas

Color Me Meg

skinny-mexican-street-corn-2 Skinny Mexican Street Corn

The Cookie Rookie

mexican mole hot dog cinco de mayoMexican Mole Hot Dogs

Country Cleaver

homemade flour tortillas best recipe

Best Mexican Homemade Tortillas

Color Me Meg


Restaurant Style Chipotle Salsa

Homecooking Memories

Black-Bean-Salsa-Stuffed-Sweet-Potatoes-The-Lemon-BowlBlack Bean Salsa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

The Lemon Bowl

pina colada coconut trifle dessert recipe 2Pina Colada Trifle Dessert

Color Me Meg

taco-stuffed-peppers-08Taco Stuffed Peppers

Tried & Tasty

Fajita-Burgers-6_thumbFajita Burgers

Foodie Misadventures

Healthy-Chipotle-Chorizo-Chicken-Tacos-1411105386Healthy Chipotle Chorizo Tacos

American Heritage Cooking

5 minute jalepeno avocado dip recipe{5 Minute} Creamy Jalapeno Avocado Dip

Color Me Meg

steak-salad-2Southwestern Steak Salad & Chipotle Vinaigrette

Meriah’s Pleasing Plates

cream-salsa-cheese-filled-sliders-recipe-SayCheeseburger-shopCreamy Salsa Cheese-Filled Sliders

Courtneys Sweets

moms_amazing_guacamole_recipeMom’s Amazing Guacamole

Wine & Glue

ensalada-xec-TOSOTT1Mayan Citrus Jicama Salad

The Other Side of the Tortilla

queso blanco white cheese dip recipe super bowl appetizer 1The Best Queso Blanco Dip

Color Me Meg

Crockpot Chicken Tinga Tostadas 2 Crockpot Chicken Tinga Tostadas

Girli Chef

guacamole+deconstructed+and+skeweredGuacamole Deconstructed Skewers

Tasting Page

spicy fish tacos avocado yogurt sauce Spicy Fish Tacos with Avocado Yogurt Sauce

Crumb Blog

sweet pork quesadillas with spicy ranch 1Sweet Pork Quesadillas & Spicy Ranch

Color Me Meg

queso-blanco-burger-02 Queso Blanco Burger

Tried & Tasty

taco pie veggie heavyTaco Pie {Heavy on Veggies for Kids!}

An Edible Mosaic

southwest vegetarian eggrolls appetizer recipeSouthwest Egg Rolls & Avocado Dip {Vegetarian}

Color Me Meg

fried ice cream Crispy Fried Ice Cream

Snappy Gourmet