Celebrate Cinco de Mayo this season with a food-focused party that highlights the delicious flavors of Mexico. With over 60 Latin-inspired recipes you can cook up quite a tasty Mexican feast.
All of these easy Cinco de Mayo recipes feature bright, fresh flavors. Since these are quick and easy recipes, you’ll be able to mix-and-match without worrying about spending days in the kitchen.
Whether you are celebrating with a group of friends or simply want to serve a themed dinner for the family, plan your entire menu from this collection of tasty recipes. From appetizers to desserts, you’ll find everything you need to plan a fun fiesta menu.
Plan a Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Cook up a delicious taco bar and serve all the sides for a taco party the whole family will enjoy. If you’re planning a taco party, prepare a couple of meat options for the filling. It’s smart to include a veggie option, too.
Round out the party with an array of taco party side dishes for a fun Mexican feast. Think 3 to 5 sides depending on the number of guests. Have friends and family bring a side dish for an easy potluck style party.
For family meals, you can have a Mexican feast-themed week. Make several sides at the beginning of the week and use throughout, while making a new main dish each day. Get creative with leftovers – you can make burritos, nachos, tacos and more.
And don’t forget the fun fiesta party supplies and decorations. You don’t have to spend a fortune to create a festive party atmosphere. Hang a few decorations and serve the food on themed plates. You can even fill a pinata with goodies for a super fun activity.
How Can I Find the Recipes?
It’s easy peasy! All you have to do is click on any recipe photo for a direct link to the recipe, including the instructions.
These delicious fiesta food recipes come from some of the best bloggers on the interwebs. And I’ve also included a few ARM family favorites.
So get ready to dive into this round-up of mouth-watering, easy Cinco de Mayo recipes. and kick off the festivities.
Long time readers know my love of Mexican food runs deep. In fact, I’ve got an earlier post of the best Cinco de Mayo recipes. In my opinion, you can never have too much Mexican food (am I right?!).
This post was originally published in April 2019, updated April 2020 and April 2021.