COUNTDOWN TO CINCO – 46 Recipes for Your Cinco De Mayo This Year

Holy Guacamole, Let’s throw a Cinco De Mayo Party.

Cinco De Mayo 2017 falls on a Friday. Is there a better excuse to gather friends and family around the patio or table to enjoy apps, dinner and drinks with a bit of Mexican flair? We think not.

Here are some of the best recipes to feast on that are happily made by Charlotte-based food bloggers.


cinco de mayo recipes

When I dip, you dip, we dip. This easy recipe from Adria over at A Southern Grace is the perfect addition to your Mexican spread.

cinco de mayo recipes

Honey, can you pass the lime? Swap your boring, regular Taco for one of these beauties from Kristen over at A Mind “Full” Mom.

cinco de mayo recipes

Pop these in the oven and your home will be filled with the essence of spicy, cheesy goodness. (Who doesn’t love that?) Make sure to try these Roasted Jalapeño Poppers from Chrissie over at Off the Eaten Path.

cinco de mayo recipes

Get a healthy dose of your daily veggies with these Poblano & Mushroom Tostadas from Alyssa over at The Mexitalian. Yum.

cinco de mayo recipes

Don’t have time to cook? No problem. You can whip of this easy appetizer from Kathryn over at Family Food on the Table in a snap.

cinco de mayo recipes

Because a party ain’t a party without some Guacamole. Try this innovative dip by yours truly! You can find the recipe in the Scoop Archives or over at

Is it a Taco? Or is it a Sandwich? Who cares! Mr. Crockpot is your best friend in this recipe by Allie over at Key Ingredients.

 If we didn’t cover a recipe that you’re seeking, make sure to check out our favorite Cinco De Mayo round-up.

We’ve linked each individual recipe below for your viewing pleasure… you’re welcome.

Margarita Granita by Feast + West
Cinco de Mayo Party Inspiration and Recipes by A Joyfully Mad Kitchen
Poblano & Mushroom Tosadas by The Mexitalian
Roasted Strawberry Rhubarb Agua Fresca by Will Frolic for Food
Street Corn-style Roasted Potatoes by A Little Gathering
Pork & Black Bean Stew by think fruitful
Tequila Lime Tart by Love & Flour
Crispy Fish Tacos with Cajun Mayo by Winstead Wandering
Strawberry Watermelon Agua Fresca by A Savory Feast
Shredded Chicken Gorditas by Loves Food, Loves to Eat
Carne Asada Fries by Tornadough Alli
Mexican Carrot Dogs with Chunky Salsa Verde by Strength and Sunshine
Raspberry Lime Rickey Margaritas by Feed Me Phoebe
Slow Cooked Carnitas Style Chicken by Simple and Savory
Chicken Fajita Sandwich by Brunch-n-Bites
Cantaloupe Mint Margaritas by The Speckled Palate
Brussel Sprout, Wild Mushroom, Avocado and Feta Tacos with Tomatillo Salsa by Arthur Street Kitchen
Spiced Chocolate Ice Cream with Roasted Pepitas by Bethany Grow
Roasted Veggie Salsa by Living Well Kitchen
Seared Scallop Tacos with Spring Mango Salsa and Avocado Cream by Domesticate ME!
Blackberry Mint Agua Fresca by the Grant life
Traditional Homemade Flour Tortillas by Sustaining the Powers
Nightshade Free Southwest Salad by I Say Nomato
Southwestern Orzo Salad by Family Food on the Table
Cheesy Southwest Egg Rolls by Pink Cake Plate
Watermelon Mint Margarita by Gold & Bloom
Mix-Your-Own Guac Bar by Hey There Sunshine
Blood Orange Margaritas by Glisten and Grace
Veggie Stuffed Chiles Rellenos with Avocado Cream by Hello Little Home
Slow Cooker Red Chicken Enchiladas by Sustaining the Powers
Margerita Poke Cake by Pink Cake Plate
Mojito Cupcakes by The Rustic Willow
Margarita Shrimp Tacos by Macheesmo
Pineapple Cilantro Salsa by Feast + West
One Pot Taco Soup by A Joyfully Mad Kitchen
Sizzling Texas Fajitas by Sustaining the Powers
Tequila Lime Cupcakes with Margarita Buttercream by Sugar Dish Me
Slow Cooker Chipotle Turkey Tacos by Two Places at Once
Margarita Bar by Mixplorology