In honor of Cinco de Mayo, we’ve compiled a collection of our ten favorite Mexican-inspired recipes. From Broiled Fish Tostadas to Tortilla Soup, each one is easy to make and loaded with fresh ingredients and vibrant flavors.
Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for May 5th) is a holiday honoring Mexico’s defeat over the French army at the Battle of Puebla on the fifth of May, 1862.
Mexicans who moved north into California and Nevada for the Gold Rush began celebrating that victory here in the US as well, and the traditions have continued ever since.
Regardless of your heritage, there’s nothing to stop you from celebrating the rich culinary traditions of Mexico on Cinco de Mayo and throughout the year.