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Cinco De Mayo Recipes Sure To Please

Cinco de Mayo Recipes Cinco de Mayo Cocktail and Taco recipes

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Living in Southern California, it is nearly mandatory that we all celebrate, or at least raise a glass to our neighbors to the south trouncing the French on Cinco de Mayo.

Since we’ve been celebrating for so long we wanted to share our favorite recipes for Mexican inspired food and cocktails that we have collected over the years.  We hope you enjoy!

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The Food – Cinco De Mayo Taco Recipes!

Tacos Three Ways

Few things say “Fiesta” more than a table full of taco fixings. Whole national taco day is in October, that does not mean that we cannot use these three recipes for Cinco de Mayo.
FUNDIDO FIESTA FLATS – Fun finger food version of tacos, these little boats are filled with cheesey goodness. Um, yes please, can you just keep bringing these out on a conveyor? Thanks!

ZESTY FISH TACOS WITH CABBAGE AND TANGERINE SLAW – These are our favorite! The tangy tangerine slaw with the fish is simply delicious. Add a little chili powder and lime juice and you are all set.

SPINACH, CARAMELIZED ONION AND BLACK BEAN TACOS – Not into fish tacos but still want to have something that will surprise your guests? We understand. This is a great taco, or even burrito, recipe sure to please. You don’t even have to be a vegetarian to appreciate these veggie filled tacos.

The Cocktails – Cinco de Mayo Cocktail Recipes!

Cinco De Mayo Partida Breakfast Margarita Recipe – Now, we’re not suggesting that you start your work day off with a cocktail, but this breakfast margarita recipe would be perfect for a lazy brunch this Cinco de Mayo weekend. Make some scrabled eggs topped with salsa and one of these breakfast margaritas in your hand and the weekend vibes are set! You may never miss your Mimosa again.

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Cinco De Mayo Cocktail Recipe – The Pepinita – Looking for something cool and kicky? Close to the traditional Margarita, The Pepinita Margarita has the spice and the chill factor you seek. With its added cucumber slices and chili powder this twist on the classic brings it into the new century.