Cinco de Mayo is just one week away! Have you made plans to celebrate?
Cinco de Mayo is a big deal here at Another Tablespoon and I have pulled together a collection of recipes that would be great for the day. From breakfast through dessert and everything in between, with cocktails of course.
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Chorizo Breakfast Burritos are packed full of veggies, eggs, beans, cheese and chorizo sausage.
Breakfast Tacos are a combination of freshly scrambled eggs with chorizo sausage as the base. A simple fresh tomato salsa, shredded cheese and some avocado top them off.
Mexican Corn Cakes are versatile little pancakes that you can use in any number of ways. They are made with corn kernels, bell pepper and green onions so they are flavorful on their own. You can eat these is for breakfast or brunch, topped with an egg or use them in place of a tortilla with taco toppings.
Queso Dip is smooth, and just a little bit spicy. It uses all natural cheese and it is very easy to make
Taco Dip has a creamy base and is layered with lots of flavorful toppings. It is so easy to make it is almost not a recipe.
Tomato Salsa is so easy to make at home with ingredients that you may already have in your pantry! Using canned, diced tomatoes makes this easy and the addition of red onions, garlic, lime juice and fresh cilantro gives it a freshness that you do not get in a jarred salsa.
Bell Pepper Salsa combines four different color bell peppers with fresh tomato and red onion. It has a slight touch of citrus with the addition of orange and lime juice. Fresh cilantro adds a nice flavor.
Black Bean Corn Salsa is a very versatile and easy recipe to make. It can be added to tacos, burritos, and quesadillas or just simply be eaten dipped into chips.
Vegetable Nachos are loaded with fresh veggies. Tomatoes, bell peppers and red onion make this cheesy concoction nice and light.
Loaded Beef Nachos are warm tortilla chips layered with melted cheese and lots of toppings. The more toppings the better! They have taco seasoned beef and lots of veggies to make this nacho experience hearty enough to be a meal.
Paloma is a refreshing Mexican cocktail. This recipe uses freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice, simple syrup and club soda.
Michelada is a Mexican Cocktail made with beer, tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, hot sauce and lime juice.It is widely known as a Mexican Bloody Mary and tastes very similar, except that it tastes like beer.
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Taco Salad is full of flavorful ingredients. Taco seasoned ground beef, black beans, tomatoes, and green onions mix in with the romaine and the salad is topped shredded cheese. It’s all the taste that we love in a taco in a low carb version.
Chicken Burrito Bowl starts with chicken cooked in a flavorful sauce. It is combined with rice, corn, black beans and avocado for a complete meal.
Taco Soup is an easy and delicious way to combine the taco ingredients that we love in a flavorful soup!. This hearty soup has a slight kick to it and is made with ground beef, veggies and two types of beans. It really is a meal in itself.
Chicken Tortilla Soup is a hearty and healthy soup. Made with boneless chicken breast, black beans, and veggies it has a flavorful tomato based broth with just a touch of heat from chipotle peppers.
One Pan Taco Skillet combines taco seasoned beef with veggies and cheese in a flavorful skillet dish. Things that you might typically use as taco toppings are cooked right in with the beef for a complete meal that you could eat on its own.
Mexican Pulled Chicken works great in tacos, quesadillas, fajitas, burritos, you name it. Just throw all of the ingredients into one pot, simmer for 30 minutes, and enjoy!
Taco Chili is simple to make and it’s just so good. It is a hearty, flavorful chili with just a touch of heat.
Summer Shrimp Quesadilla has a flavorful filling made with shrimp, corn, tomatoes, onion, garlic and cilantro. It comes together in just a few minutes and is delicious with mozzarella cheese melted inside the tortillas.
Loaded Chicken Quesadilla have a lot of ingredients and just as much flavor. Shredded cooked chicken is combined with black beans, corn, bell pepper, onion, cheese and seasonings to create a hearty and flavorful quesadilla.
Black Bean Quesadilla would also be a good vegetarian option for guests when serving a meat filled quesadilla.
Avocado Crema is a great substitution for plain sour cream when you are serving any type of Mexican tacos, burritos or quesadilla. It is a silky smooth combination of avocado, sour cream and lime juice that is easily made in just a few minutes.
Spicy Black Beans are an easy to make pantry recipe. They are ready in minutes and full of flavor. They will go great with Mexican foods like quesadilla and tacos.
Chocoflan is a great ending for your Mexican inspired dinner. It is the perfect combination of two wonderful things, chocolate cake and flan!
Mexican Chocolate Pudding Cake is best served warm. You will have pudding at the bottom with a brownie like cake on the top. Go ahead and put some fresh whipped cream or ice cream on it and you are set to go!
I hope you find something that you like here! Read about the history of Cinco de Mayo and enjoy the day!