30 Healthy Mexican Recipes for Cinco De Mayo

30 Healthy Mexican RecipesCinco De Mayo is just a few short days away and I LOVE any excuse to eat Mexican Food! I’ve gathered up 30 Healthy Recipes for Cinco De Mayo to help you celebrate.

STARTERS

Looking for great Mexican flavor in a drink that even the kids can enjoy? Make a pitcher of Green Tea Mock-jitos.

If you’ve got company coming, you can’t go wrong with Mexican Layer Dip and this looks so lovely in a trifle bowl.

You’ll need salsa, so take your pick from Salsa Fresca, Garden Fresh Salsa, or Easy Salsa.

Then, whether you are serving it as a dip, or a condiment, here is a great recipe for Organic Guacamole.

*Bonus Tip* Do you know How to Keep Guacamole Green?

TORTILLAS

I have been dying to make these Soft Homemade Tortillas.

SOUPS

A classic soup to make for Cinco de Mayo is Southwest Taco Soup Need gluten-free? Try this recipe for Gluten-Free Taco Soup.

Don’t forget these other classic soups like Spicy Black Bean Soup or Posole.

MEXICAN MAIN DISHES

To make a really great Cinco De Mayo meal, you could start out by making Homemade Tex-Mex Enchilada Sauce. Then use it to make Cheese Enchiladas or Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas. Tempting, no?

Looking for something out of the ordinary? This Mexican Chicken and Pasta Skillet looks good as does this recipe for Tinga – something I’ve never tried.

Two of our family favorites are Tortilla Pie and Cheddar Corn Bake.

When I eat Mexican out, I’m always tempted by the chimichangas. Much healthier are these Homemade Chicken Chimichangas.

We frequently do breakfast for dinner. I’ll make a play on breakfast like these Black Bean Cakes. Or, I love to serve an egg dish like Huevos a la Mexicana or Frijoles Rancheros.

BEANS

You seriously can not have Mexican food without some sort of beans. I like to make a batch of Pinto Beans in the crockpot and use them for Homemade Refried Beans or to make a Vegetarian Burrito Bowl that is sooooo much cheaper than what you get a Chipotle.

You can’t go wrong serving classic Black Beans and Rice for Cinco de Mayo.

TACOS

Tacos are a Mexican staple that are quick and easy to whip up. Especially if you keep Homemade Taco Seasoning on hand. Use it to whip up Simple Chicken Tacos, quick and easy Oven Tacos or even Grilled Fish Tacos.

What will you be serving this Cinco de Mayo?

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