8 dishes you'll want to make for Cinco de Mayo

8 dishes you'll want to make for Cinco de Mayo (LIFESTYLE/FOOD)
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8 dishes you'll want to make for Cinco de Mayo

Pinto Bean and Swiss Chard Tacos

Looking for an exciting new twist on the classic taco? These Pinto Bean and Swiss Chard Tacos that Beard & Bonnet posted to Pinterest are probably what you're looking for. They contain Granny Smith apples and avocado (and they're gluten-free and vegan).

Photo Credit: Beard and Bonnet

Classic Guacamole

A big bowl of guacamole is pretty essential to any Cinco de Mayo celebration, which is why we had to include this classic version contributor Clara Artschwager of Clara Persis shared on Pinterest

Photo Credit: Clara Persis

Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Phoebe Lapine of Feed Me Phoebe knows that soup can be just as fun and interactive at a party as tacos, which is why she shared a photo of this Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup on Instagram.

Photo Credit: @phoebelapine

Steak Fajitas

Melanie Dueck of Garnish & Glaze fixes up these easy Steak Fajitas she posted to Pinterest by marinating the meat in Worcestershire sauce, garlic and fajita seasoning and searing it, then mixing it with peppers and onions and topping it all off with queso fresco, salsa, avocados and cilantro. 

Photo Credit: Garnish & Glaze

Grain Free Breakfast Taco Pie

The celebration can begin when you start your day with this Grain Free Breakfast Taco Pie posted to Pinterest by Lauren Silverman of Healing and Eating. It contains ground beef, taco seasoning, eggs and cilantro.

Photo Credit: Healing and Eating

Skinny 7 Layer Tostadas

Another vegetarian option, these Skinny 7 Layer Tostadas posted to Instagram by Amanda Plott of The Skinny Fork are a light and flavorful way to go meatless on Cinco de Mayo.

Photo Credit: @theskinnyfork

Rosemary Citrus Shrimp Tacos

Looking for a quick Cinco de Mayo recipe? Melanie Bauer  of Melanie Makes shared a photo of these beautiful Rosemary Citrus Shrimp Tacos that are super simple—they take just 15 minutes to make!

Photo Credit: Melanie Makes

Spicy Shrimp and Guacamole Tostadas

How good do these Spicy Shrimp and Guacamole Tostadas look? This photo was posted to Instagram by Colleen Kennedy of Souffle Bombay, and her dish looks so delicious! 

Photo Credit: @soufflebombay


No Cinco de Mayo celebration is complete without delicious Mexican staples like tacos, nachos and of course, guacamole. These bloggers know what's on our minds, because they've shared photos on their Instagram and Pinterest accounts of dishes that look just perfect for the holiday. From simple steak fajitas to a Greek spin on nachos, we've gathered 10 drool-worthy photos of the meals they've cooked up that we think you'll want to try too. Check out the slideshow above to get inspired for Cinco de Mayo.

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