Get the fiesta started with these delicious Cinco de Mayo recipes

Finally, the day we've all been waiting for is here.

Everyone's favorite holiday, Cinco de Mayo, has finally arrived and we couldn't be more grateful. We're welcoming the holiday with open arms and empty glasses, ready to celebrate with tons of guacamole, margaritas and a couple bowls of queso. What's a Cinco de Mayo party without the food?

Admittedly, for us, a big part of the holiday is the food. But we're not just talking about your average taco here. We're mixing it up this holiday with a couple of delicious spins on all our classic favorites. From dessert tortilla chips, to sombrero pasta and spicy margarita twists, you've definitely never celebrated like this.

Scroll through to see all the foods and drinks we're making this holiday:

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Cafe con Leche Paletas

You can find the recipe here

Chocolate Drizzled Sopapillas

Tostitos just released these delicious, limited edition chips. With a perfect blend of cinnamon and sugar, these crunchy snacks are perfect for any Cinco de Mayo dessert. You can find this one here

Warning: The Cantina Sopapillas are addicting. 

Pasta sombreros 

You can find the recipe here

Tomatillo Guacamole

You can find the recipe here

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Boats 

You can find the recipe here

Street Corn Dip 

You can find the recipe here

Blood Orange Margarita

1.5 oz. Avión Silver
75 oz. fresh blood orange juice
.5 oz. fresh squeezed lime juice
.75 oz. agave nectar                                

In a cocktail shaker add all ingredients with ice. Shake and strain. Serve over fresh ice and garnish with an orange twist.

Coconut Margarita

You can find the recipe here

Spicy Watermelon Margarita

2 oz. Tres Papalote Mezcal
0.25 cup watermelon
1.5 oz. Triple Sec
0.5 oz. lime juice
0.5 oz. simple syrup
1 pinch Kosher Salt (rim)
 1 sprinkle of cayenne pepper

Muddle in watermelon, mix other ingredients, strain over ice. Slice the watermelon as a garnish.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups chopped ripe mango
  • 2 cups chopped strawberries
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Sauvignon Blanc
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped

Preparations:

  1. In a medium bowl, combine mango, strawberries, onion, Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Sauvignon Blanc, cilantro, and jalapeno.
  2. Cover and chill at least 30 minutes before serving.
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So, hold up your salt-rimmed glasses, pop open a bag of Tostitos, slice into a fresh avocado and get the party started.

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