10+ recipes for cinco de mayo

10+ Mexican Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

  • Happy almost Cinco de Mayo! I've rounded up my favorite recipes to make including a Skinny Spicy Margarita and a deliciously warm and gooey Baked Three Layer Mexican Dip. Check out all the recipes below! 

    If you make any of these recipes, let me know how they turned out in the comments!

    Butternut Squash and Shrimp Baked Tacos with Avocado Lime Crema

    These butternut squash and shrimp tacos are a perfect fall or winter dinner idea. The comfort food vibe of the squash combined with the shrimp, beans and avocado crema is sure to be your new favorite Taco Tuesday recipe!


    Healthier Taco Crunchwrap Supreme!

    Ground turkey seasoned with taco spices, shredded cheese, chips, and salsa all folded up in a lavash wrap is the perfect healthier swap for Taco Bell’s crunchwrap supreme.

    Healthier Taco Crunchwrap Supreme

    Green Chile Pulled Chicken Enchiladas

    Green chiles and tender pulled chicken rolled into soft flour tortillas and doused with green enchilada sauce make for the most drool-worthy dinner.

    close up of green chile pulled chicken enchiladas

    Mexican Elote Turkey Burgers

    These Mexican Elote Turkey Burgers are perfect for grilling up in the summertime. Bursting with Mexican-inspired flavors that will leave your tastebuds howling for more!

    mexican elote turkey burgers on a bun

    Healthy Taco Salad

    This healthy taco salad is so easy to make and completely customizable depending on your preferences. It’s the perfect weekday meal prep idea or possibly your new favorite for Taco Tuesday!

    birds eye view of taco salad two bowls

    Southwest Egg Rolls with Avocado Ranch Dipping Sauce

    My healthy spin on the popular Southwest egg rolls recipe from Chili’s restaurant. Beans, cheese, peppers, onions, spinach, and ground chicken come together in an egg roll wrapper (baked, not fried!) in this delicious appetizer recipe.

    southwestern egg rolls on tray

    Skinny Spicy Margaritas

    This Skinny Spicy margarita is made with jalapeno pepper puree, ginger sparkling water, silver tequila, and lime juice. It’s refreshing with a bit of a kick for all the spicy drink lovers out there.

    skinny spicy margaritas from above

    Spicy Black Bean Dip

    This super simple and spicy black bean dip is the perfect snack to whip up for an afternoon of watching football or as an appetizer to make for your next gathering. Only a handful of ingredients and 5 minutes of your time required!

    black bean dip with chips

    Fully Loaded Nachos for Two

    Fully loaded nachos are the perfect party or game day snack. Loaded up with crunchy tortilla chips, gooey monterey jack cheese, and all the nacho toppings your heart desires.

    fully loaded nachos on small plate and pan

    Crispy Baked Chicken Tostadas

    Corn tortillas toasted up to a perfectly crispy and crunchy texture and topped with taco seasoned shredded chicken, homemade guacamole, pickled onions, mango, and cotija cheese!

    layered crispy baked chicken tostadas

    Baked Three Layer Mexican Dip

    Three layers, three ingredients, one delicious and comforting Mexican dip recipe to make for your next gathering!

    Baked Three Layer Mexican Dip with chips