It’s almost Cinco De Mayo, which is celebration of the Mexican Army’s defeat over the French Empire at Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War in 1862. However, similar to St. Patrick’s Day or St. Joseph’s Day, you don’t need to be of a certain heritage to celebrate it here in America.
Food is a big staple during Cinco De Mayo, and these delicious Cinco De Mayo recipes are a great way for your and your family to enjoy an authentic Mexican dish.
Start the day right with this delicious meal for breakfast. Huevos Rancheros is a great spin on a traditional egg breakfast but utilizes tortillas, pico de gallo, refried black beans, and any other toppings like cheese, avocado, and salsa you can add.
Looking for another great Mexican breakfast dish? Chilaquiles. This recipe is simple using fried tortilla pieces, salsa, and cheese. Traditionally, Mexican homes make this dish when they have leftover ingredients and stale tortillas.
Add some life to a traditional guacamole dip with this easy to make recipe. Simply add corn, beans, onions, and taco seasoning for a way to satiate your family’s pallet throughout the day.
This Cinco De Mayo recipe takes some preparation and time to make, but the final results won’t leave you regretting the hard work you put into it! Think of this dish as a traditional pork stew that is perfect for lunch or dinner.
You may be considering making tacos or burritos for Cinco De Mayo, but have you considered tostadas? They use similar ingredients, but the tortilla shells are deep fried and then baked with refried beans and cheese for a warm, crunchy texture.
If you’ve got time to spare on Cinco De Mayo, and want to utilize your outdoor grill, Carne Asada is the perfect recipe for you. This dish calls for a marinated flank steak that will need to be cooked for over 2 hours (depending on the size of your beef flank), but Carne Asada goes great with just about anything. Plus, it’s perfect to enjoy on a warm day outdoors.
End Cinco De Mayo right with a sweet treat. This Cinco De Mayo recipe uses cream and 3 different types of milk to create a sweet cake. It’s simple, and you’ll have plenty of leftovers to give to friends and your neighbors.
These Cinco De Mayo recipes are the perfect way for family, friends, and other guests you’re inviting over to your home to enjoy the day. However, before you get the celebration started, make sure you have the proper coverage on your home. Simply click the button below for a free quote.