Cinco de Mayo Recipes
Roasted Salsa Verde & more
Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "the fifth of May") has become a nationwide celebration of Mexican-American culture, pride, and in food circles, culinary heritage. In honor of the day, we've compiled a collection of our top 9 Mexican-inspired recipes.
Pictured above is our Roasted Salsa Verde, a fresh-flavored alternative to tomato-based salsa made with roasted tomatillos and poblano peppers, cilantro and chopped jalapeños.
More Mexican Recipes
Lime juice and a splash of tequila along with ground cumin and coriander give shrimp cocktail some Mexican-inspired flair.
These cocktail meatballs are flavored with Mexican-inspired ingredients like cinnamon, cumin, lime and cilantro and are served with a mole-style dipping sauce.
Pepper jack cheese, fresh cilantro, jalapeno, scallions and tomato combine with shredded chicken to make these easy, fresh flavored quesadillas.
A twist on a traditional New England-Style Lobster Roll made with shrimp, avocado-cilantro mayonnaise, jalapeño pepper, tomatoes and scallions.
A satisfying quesadilla filled with chicken, sauteed corn and poblano peppers, cilantro and Monterey Jack cheese.
Made with oven-crisped corn tortillas, guacamole, roasted chicken, corn, red bell pepper and crumbled cheese these easy tostadas make a tasty, satisfying meal with a Mexican flare.
These Mexican-inspired crab cakes are flavored with chipotle chilis and topped with a sauce of tomatillos and avocado.
A quick, spicy marinade for boneless pork and fresh tomato salsa combine to make this easy, fresh flavored tostada dinner.