Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with hundreds of authentic Mexican recipes, menus, and drink ideas.

Staff Picks

Our 30 Cheesiest Cinco De Mayo Recipes

If you're looking for something easy and cheesy this Cinco De Mayo, look no further than these irresistible favorites that everyone will be sure to love. From classic quesadillas to irresistibly good enchiladas, just be sure to bring your appetite (and lots of cheese) to the celebration!

What Is Cinco de Mayo, Exactly?

And why do we celebrate it on May 5?
By Corey Williams

20 Cinco de Mayo Drinks to Make This Year

While we love a good margarita (this big-batch recipe is a keeper), don't limit yourself on Cinco de Mayo.

40+ Cinco de Mayo Appetizers to Get the Party Started

Get your party started on the right foot with one (or two, or three) of our favorite Cinco de Mayo appetizers. 

20 Cinco de Mayo Desserts to Make This Year

Save the best for last at your next Cinco de Mayo party.

16 Authentic Mexican Dishes to Make for Cinco de Mayo

Skip the nachos and margarita mix and plan an authentic Mexican menu with these flavorful, traditional recipes.
By Gillie Houston

Inspiration and Ideas

The Best (3-Ingredient!) Margarita Recipe for Cinco de Mayo
Excited for Cinco de Mayo? Us, too. Want to upgrade your margarita and make it more quickly, without buying boring Triple Sec? Right this way.
You're 30 Minutes Away from a Perfect (and Easy!) Cinco de Mayo Feast
Check out a few of our top-rated picks for a quick and tasty Mexican fiesta in minutes!