From classic dips to hearty mains and irresistible desserts, these dishes are perfect for bringing a taste of Mexico to your Cinco de Mayo gatherings.

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Cinco de Mayo, which translates to “the fifth of May” is a holiday commemorating the historic victory of the Mexican army over the larger French forces in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. It’s a significant event in Mexican history, but interestingly enough, the holiday is more widely celebrated in the US, especially in Southern California where we live. The day now has become synonymous with honoring Mexican culture and heritage. If you’ve ever been in Los Angeles on Cinco de Mayo, you know it’s an all out party throughout the whole county!

So, if you’re wanting to cook up a storm, here are 25 Mexican-inspired recipes to celebrate Cinco De Mayo.

Mexican Enchiladas
These enchiladas are filled with flavorful shredded chicken and veggies then topped with enchilada sauce and tons of cheese. Super delicious!
Mexican Lasagna
Layered with rows of tortillas, chicken, cheese and salsa, Mexican Lasagna is the perfect recipe for an easy weeknight dinner that's full of flavor!
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Mexican Tortilla Pizza
Mexican Tortilla Pizzas are so easy to make and a great recipe to get the kids involved with.
Crock Pot Pulled Pork Tacos
This pulled pork taco recipe basically cooks itself! Let your slow cooker do all the heavy lifting while you get the delicious toppings ready to go.
Vegetarian Sheet Pan Nachos
I love a sheet pan dinner! These vegetarian sheet pan nachos are covered in a smooth cheese sauce and tons of toppings to make everyone happy.
Vegetarian Baked Taquitos
Stuffed with black beans and corn, these taquitos get crispy and delicious without having to fry them with tons of oil.
Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas
Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas are a quick, easy vegetarian meal that the whole family will love!
Huevos Rancheros
Start your Cinco de Mayo off with this huevos rancheros recipe. Tons of flavor and easy to make too!
Vegetarian Crunchwrap Supreme
This Vegetarian Crunchwrap Supreme is my son Kenya's creation, and it's super delicious! It's way tastier (and healthier) than anything you'll get at a fast food chain. 
Chicken Pozole
This comforting, hearty Mexican style soup is full of flavor and will warm you up from the inside out.
Vegetarian Chimichangas
Vegetarian Chimichangas are crispy crunchy and filled with an array of beans and vegetables to make a perfect vegetarian meal for the whole family to enjoy!
Guacamole is a crowd-pleaser at any gathering! Whether you're hosting a party or simply looking for a delicious snack, this creamy and flavorful dip is the perfect choice.
Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls
This recipe is super convenient since it has very little hand on time! It basically cooks itself and gives you juicy, shredded chicken to make the most delicious burrito bowls ever!
Nacho Scoopers
Forget about a big platter of chips with gooey processed cheese on top and go for these individual Nacho Scoopers. Each chip is piled high with your favorite nacho toppings so every bite is delicious!
Vegetarian Enchilada Casserole
This casserole is like a deconstructed enchilada. Super easy to whip up and can feed a crowd!
Breakfast Burritos
You can meal prep these breakfast burritos and pull them out of the freezer for a quick and delicious Cinco de Mayo breakfast!
Taco Salad Pizza
This Mexican inspired pizza will be a huge crowd pleaser!
Slow Cooker Queso Blanco
Queso blanco in the slow cooker is the ultimate appetizer and simple to make. It's cheesy, delicious and perfect for taco night.
Fish Tacos
These tacos are filled with a mild, flaky fish and tons of fresh toppings. Super light but flavorful!
Chicken Fajitas
There's nothing quite like the sizzle of fajitas! Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this easy chicken fajitas recipe and wow everyone!
Chicken Fajita Casserole
If you're hosting a crowd for Cinco de Mayo, this Chicken Fajita Casserole is the recipe for you! It's filling and totally delicious!
Skirt Steak Fajitas
If steak is what you're in the mood for, these skirt steak fajitas are the way to go! Tender, juicy and really tasty.
Skillet Mexican Brownie
This fudgy and chocolatey Skillet Mexican Brownie is so decadent and delicious after one bite you'll be asking for more!
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Mexican Hot Fudge Sauce
Pour this delectable hot fudge over a scoop of ice cream and let your taste buds soar!
Cinnamon Mexican Wedding Cookies (aka Snowballs)
This delectable dessert is truly easy to make with your kids and spectacular enough to serve as a fun treat for Cinco de Mayo.

Cinco de Mayo is a time to celebrate the rich culture and flavors of Mexico, and what better way to do that than with a fiesta full of delicious food? Whether you’re hosting a big bash or having a cozy gathering with friends, these recipes are sure to add some spice to your celebration. Let me know in the comments if you make any of these recipes or tag me on social media so I can see them!

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