Inside: Easy and tasty Cinco De Mayo recipes to make for your next fiesta. Plan your Cinco De Mayo menu in minutes!
Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, so today I'm sharing the most delicious Cinco De Mayo menu ideas that will have your guests coming back for more! With everything from tacos to nachos, there is something for everyone's taste and any style fiesta:
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Cinco de Mayo Menu Ideas
The Most Amazing Taco Recipes
When you host a Cinco de Mayo party, you have to have tacos, right? I'm including recipes for vegan tacos, spicy tacos-even beef and potato tacos! Enjoy!
- Carnitas Tacos With Slow Cooker Pulled Pork – The Rising Spoon
- 5 Minute Easy Vegan Tacos – Happy Kitchen. Rocks
- Picadillo Tacos – Food, Folks and Fun
- Cajun Chicken Tacos – The Cozy Cook
Best Fajitas and Burritos
Another must have at a Cinco de Mayo party are fajitas and burritos, and these recipes have my mouthwatering! Take a look at these photos and I'm sure you'll agree!
- Oven Baked Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas – Evolving Table
- Cheesy Chicken Burrito Casserole – My Kitchen, My Craft
- Low Carb Chicken Fajitas – Noshtastic
- Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas – Janine Huldie
Rice and Bean Recipes for Cinco de Mayo
You definitely don't want to forget side dishes at your party. Rice and bean dishes are the perfect companion.
- Perfect Spanish Rice – The Soccer Mom
- Instant Pot Refried Beans – Allergy Free Alaska
- Instant Pot Black Bean Dip – Peas and Crayons
- Black Bean Bacon Party Dip – Evolving Table
Cinco de Mayo Recipes-Nachos and Dips
A favorite Cinco de Mayo dish for most are nachos and dips. Check out these yummy looking recipes.
- Mexican Stacks – Polka Dot Poplars
- Mexican 7 Layer Dip – Domestically Creative
- Chicken Enchilada Nachos – Dude That Cookz
- Mexican Layered Dip – My Kitchen Craft
Queso Recipes To Make For Cinco de Mayo
I had to include a section just for queso-because…queso! Who doesn't love queso? These queso recipes are great for movie nights too.
- Homemade Queso Dip – The Rising Spoon
- Slow Cooker Four Cheese Queso Dip – Snacks and Sips
- Spicy Vegan Chorizo Queso – Spabettie
- Vegan White Bean Queso – Rhian's Recipes
Salsa Recipe Ideas for Cinco de Mayo
Salsa recipes are another staple for any Mexican themed party. The variety of these recipes are great. Can you believe there is even a strawberry version?
- Avocado Corn Salsa – Peas and Crayons
- Quick and Fresh Salsa Recipes – The Diary of a Debutante
- Salsa Verde – Savory Tooth
- Cowboy Caviar – To Simply Inspire
Cinco de Mayo Party Cocktail Menu Ideas
Now what would a Cinco de Mayo party be without a good signature cocktail? Check out these classic cocktails and let me know which one is your favorite!
- Blood Orange Margaritas – The Rising Spoon
- Italian Margarita – Snacks and Sips
- Frozen Margarita Beer Cocktail – Delicious Table
- Pineapple Kiwi Margarita – Homecooking Memories
With these delicious Mexican-inspired recipes, you're ready to plan a Cinco De Mayo menu your guests will rave about for years!
Before you go, check out these additional ideas for your fiesta:
For a fun party favor, check out my Cinco de Mayo Confetti Poppers here:
… and decorate the party with any of these 75+ DIY Pinata Ideas:
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About the Author
Jennifer Priest is a 20+ year designer in the arts & crafts industry and home DIYer with a passion for creativity. An Army veteran raised on a ranch, from her experience, she shares smart DIY projects that save money and fun craft ideas that anyone can make. Besides blogging, Jennifer is a Master Practitioner and Trainer of NLP, Hypnosis, and MER, and coaches other online entrepreneurs on money mindset, business, and living an intentional life. When not blogging, Jennifer is having adventures in the wilderness, on road trips, playing with her cats, and making paleo food.