13 Cinco de Mayo Recipes for a Flavorful Fiesta

Megan Myers | Stetted

Move over Memorial Day, Cinco de Mayo is fast becoming the unofficial kickoff to summer.

Can you blame us? From fantastic drinks to spicy sauces, we love adding a blast of Mexican-inspired flavors to our recipes, and they all come together for one amazing party each year.

If you're hosting your own fiesta, we have recipes to fit every table. Dips, drinks, desserts, and everything else, our Cinco de Mayo party is set with this festive menu. Just add your own mariachi music and be ready to dance the night away after filling your plate!

1. Seven Layer Dip

Every party needs a good dip! This one filled with all the classic ingredients of avocado, refried beans, and pico de gallo is a favorite.

2. Homemade Tortillas

Every fiesta needs tortillas. Why buy from the store when they're so easy to make from scratch?

3. Mexican Corn Soup

Spicy corn soup filled with poblano peppers will get any party kicked off right! Serve it as shooters for a whole crowd.

4. Enchilada Sauce

Go crazy with customized enchiladas using our delicious homemade sauce as the base.

5. Mexican Chicken and Rice

Even if you're too busy for a party, you can celebrate the tastes of Mexico with this inspired quick dinner.

6. Healthy Chicken Enchiladas

Enchiladas that are healthy? With our secret ingredient, you won't even know what you're missing!

7. Mango Margarita

Speaking of margaritas, this tropical twist on the classic is super refreshing and uses delicious seasonal mangoes.

8. Beef Taco Skillet

This quick dinner is a family-friendly fiesta solution!

9. Chipotle Corn Salsa

Can't get enough of Chipotle's corn salsa? Make it at home!

10. Grilled Chicken Quesadillas

Quesadillas are ideal for the picky eaters in the family. Grilling them makes 'em extra special!

11. Tostadas

We love tostadas for a quick weeknight dinner, but they're great to feed a crowd too!

12. Shredded Beef Tacos

The ultimate DIY dinner - tacos from the slow cooker are hands off, so you can keep your hands on your margarita.

13. Mexican Brownies

Finish the night with these chocolatey brownies that delivery a kick of cinnamon.

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