Cinco de Mayo Dinner Recipes

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ridiculously easy easy clean up Mexican-inspired

Delicious, easy, and healthy recipes perfect for taco night or a Cinco de Mayo inspired dinner.


Slow Cooker  Chicken Tacos

Friends, these are the best slow cooker chicken tacos ever! I know there are a lot of slow cooker chicken taco recipes out there, but my recipe is simple, uses only 6 ingredients, and tastes incredibly fresh


The Easiest Guacamole

This easy 4-Ingredient Guacamole is so simple and tastes amazing. It’s the perfect party appetizer or condiment; use it as a dip, a topping, or just straight out of the bowl!


30-Minute  Chicken & Rice

This one-pan chicken and rice is full of vibrant flavors and so easy to put together. It’s made with basic pantry ingredients all adding up to a well-balanced, protein-packed meal in one!


Mexican Slaw for Tacos & More!

Ready in 15 minutes and ultra easy to prep, this zesty and fresh Mexican slaw is the perfect topping for tacos, or as a aside dish for enchiladas, chilis, rice dishes and more.


Mexican  Shredded Beef

Not only is this shredded beef succulent and perfectly spiced with classic Mexican-inspired flavors, it’s also incredibly easy to prepare and it makes the best shredded beef tacos.


Chicken Enchilada Skillet (One-Pan!)

I love topping this skillet with sliced avocado, easy guacamole, sour cream, fresh tomato salsa, and a shower of chopped cilantro. It's quick, easy, and DELICIOUS!


Chipotle Copycat  Tomato Salsa

No 5 de Mayo festivity is complete without salsa. This easy 5-minute fresh tomato salsa combines just a few simple ingredients for a quick appetizer or sauce that’s perfect for dipping or topping nachos, tacos, burrito bowls and more.


Fish Tacos w/ Honey Lime Cabbage Slaw

These fish tacos with homemade honey-lime cabbage deliver. Simple purple cabbage slaw elevates these fish tacos from an everyday dinner to a super-fast, flavor-packed dinner that’s ready in just 25 minutes!


Slow Cooker  Taco Casserole

This easy Crock Pot Taco Casserole is a crowd-pleaser The ground beef requires no pre-browning, so you can easily whip up a hearty and delicious meal with very little effort!


Ground Turkey Tacos  with Corn Salsa

These super tasty ground turkey tacos are quick to pull together and are full of simple, yet super flavorful fresh ingredients. Paired with a super-fast simple corn salsa, these are sure to be a hit!

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