Our Favorite Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Staff Writer
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, we've rounded up some of our best Mexican-inspired recipes
Grilled corn
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Grilled corn

The Daily Meal loves to eat good food, wash it down with even better drinks, and all in the company of good friends and family. And what occasion is better to do so than Cinco de Mayo? More of an American holiday than a traditionally Mexican one, Cinco de Mayo is a day of partying and eating great food. 

Below you'll find some of our best recipes to make for your celebration this year.



Elotes Callejeros (Grilled Corn)

A great way to quickly feed guests that's also delicious.  





7 Homemade Salsa Recipes

The edit team creates easy dips that can be served alongside homemade guacamoles


Queso with Chile con Carne

A classic Texas-style dip, this recipe will be a party hit. 


Chorizo Chile Con Queso Lite

For a lighter version of queso, try this dip plus some of the skinny dipper suggestions from the author. 





Main Courses

9 Mexican-Inspired Recipes

Plenty of options for you to choose from when deciding on something bigger to make for dinner. 




8 Quick & Easy Taco Recipes

If you're in a pinch, packaging some tasty ingredients inside a taco is a perfect solution. 



Orange-Infused Flan

This caramel and citrus dessert is a delicious way to end the meal.






Muddled Avocado Margarita


A bright and flavorful alternative to the classic margarita recipe. 




The Perfect Margarita

If you are going to make a classic margarita, then this is definitely the one to make. 


Ole! And please feel free to share any of your favorite recipes with us!