It’s easy to please just about everyone on Cinco de Mayo. Just take a look at these SheKnows recipes, perfect for any Cinco de Mayo celebration.
Mexican-inspired meals for many occasions
Potluck at work? The boss will be impressed. Kiddos who need dinner? They’ll ask for seconds. Ready for a barbecue with friends? Fire up the grill. For Cinco de Mayo meals, there are a lot of variables, depending on your lifestyle. But not to worry. SheKnows has pulled together several Cinco de Mayo recipes you can use for just about any situation!
Perfect for the younger crowd
If you think your kids are picky eaters, these recipes for Cinco de Mayo might change their minds! Perfect for the short crowd, take a look at these Mexican-inspired dishes that will get your kids in on the celebration, too.
Mexican tortilla soup recipe
This soup is healthy, tasty and hearty — perfect for a main dish. You’ll be happy to know that it’s easy to put together. Your kids will love the twist on traditional chicken soup, served with more of a Mexican flare.
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Chunky avocado dip recipe
Get the kids’ party started with dip! Not just tasty, it’s a great way to provide veggies and protein-packed black beans. Serve with tortilla chips, crackers or raw veggies like carrots, celery and cucumber. Perfect for a Cinco de Mayo special occasion.
Yields 2 cups
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Mexican rice pudding recipe
This dessert recipe will delight both kids and adults! Mexican rice pudding is perfect for a celebratory treat on a night like Cinco de Mayo, but here’s a little secret: if you make extra, you can warm it up and eat it for breakfast later in the week.
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