5 Delicious Cinco de Mayo Dishes Youâ€™ll Be Dying to Make (and Eat)
While Cinco de Mayo really may be more of a French holiday, for most of us it's just the best excuse ever for a round ofmargaritas and delicious Tex-Mex cuisine. The zest and the spice of the fare makes for one hot holiday, and with the fifth of May falling on a Saturday this year, there's no better time to gather friends and family for a good old fiesta.
Whether your gathering is grande or small, here are someamazing Tex-Mex recipes to consider that will be enjoyed by all.
Mango Corn Salsa
Here's a twist on traditional salsa that will make dipping those chips even more divine. This recipe combines the sweetness of mango with a savory, spicy blend of tomatoes and beans.
Easy, Zesty Slow-Cooker Tacos
For a great main dish, you can't go wrong with this recipe for tacos made in your slow cooker. They're full of flavor and couldn't be any easier to whip up.
Quick & Easy Chicken Enchiladas
If you want to go with chicken, this enchilada recipe is a great way to go. Filled with a creamy chicken and black bean mixture and topped with a tangy sauce, they are perfect for those who like flavor without a lot of heat.
Grilled Corn With Chili Lime Butter
Here's a great side dish that goes well with any Tex-Mex fare. This recipe hits all of the right notes, and you can adjust the amount of spice to meet a variety of tastes.
Mexican Chocolate Mousse
Of course we can't forget dessert, and this recipe for chocolate mousse has a twist that's just right for Cinco de Mayo. The kick comes from cinnamon and just a hint of cayenne pepper. Ole!