Whether you’re creating a Cinco de Mayo menu or just need a flavorful addition to spice up the meal rotation, these Mexican food dishes are just the thing.
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When it comes to recipes absolutely packed with flavor, Mexican cuisine can’t be beat.
Of course, the options that show up on many Cinco de Mayo menus may not be exactly authentic Mexican fare. And that’s okay — if you love Cheez-Whiz nachos, dig in my friend. Just know that they’re not really traditional Mexican food dishes. Nor, probably, are some of the recipes below. But with wholesome ingredients and inspiration from south of the border, they’re all great options for celebrating our love of Mexico — and Mexican food — from home.
The recipes below offer a little something for everyone. From dips and salsas to enjoy with your favorite tortilla chips to comfort food options and dessert, you’ll find at least one recipe that deserves a place on the table. Let’s not limit Cinco de Mayo food to just a single day out of the year!