This year Cinco de Mayo will be celebrated a bit differently because of the COVID-19 crisis across the country. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have just as much fun creating delicious Mexican recipes for your family. We’ve gathered recipes from some of our favorite websites so you can have some Cinco de Mayo ideas.
While many people still think May 5th is Mexican Independence Day or simply a day to celebrate and drink too many margaritas, the true reason people celebrate Cinco de Mayo is to commemorate the Battle of Puebla.
More on the Battle of Puebla
The holiday celebrates unlikely 1862 victory of the Mexican army over French adversaries at the Battle of Puebla. Since the Franco-Mexican War, people on both sides of the U.S. and Mexican border have celebrated Mexican resiliency through hosting parties featuring traditional and not-so-traditional Mexican food. This collection of food ideas features Mexican cuisine favorites and recipes inspired by Mexican traditions and cultures. From appetizers to desserts, the following list food options will help you plan your Cinco de Mayo party menu!
Some Easy Recipes for Your Celebration
Plan your fiesta with recipes for your favorite Mexican food and drinks, like tacos and margaritas, from the chefs at Food Network.
Mexican Recipes including margaritas, tacos, dips, enchiladas, and more! These Mexican favorites have cinco-star reviews at All Recipes.
From fresh salsas, margs, guac and all your party favorites. For more party-ready ideas, check out Delish for a full Cinco de Mayo celebration guide.
Make your fiesta unforgettable with this collection of party ideas, simple mixed drinks and easy recipes at Taste of Home.
Find your favorite recipes, menu ideas, and cooking tips for all cooking levels from Bon Appétit, where food and culture meet.
Everything you need to throw the perfect fiesta. Don’t worry if you have dietary restrictions, The Spruce Eats has something for everyone.
From appetizers to drinks to tacos and dessert, this list from Isabel Eats of the best recipes has your Mexican party menu covered!
Mexican Food Journal list of Mexican dishes to prepare for family and friends. You are gonna eat really well. Provecho!
The Spruce Eats collection of Mexican and Tex-Mex style recipes! These are our reader’s Top 10 favorite recipes.
My Food and Family collection of food ideas features Mexican recipes inspired by Mexican traditions and cultures.
Grab a cerveza and celebrate with these 15 incredible taco recipes from Food & Wine
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