Cinco de Mayo Recipes | Allrecipes

Cinco de Mayo Recipes | Allrecipes

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Traditional Mexican Guacamole

Rating: 4.6 stars
181

This guacamole is great! Whether or not you want it spicy, this guacamole is a dip to die for!

Parker's Famous Margaritas

Rating: 4.49 stars
94

"My father-in-law developed a taste for margaritas [while living] in Zihuatanejo."

Authentic Enchiladas Verdes

Rating: 4.7 stars
621

These enchiladas are made with a fresh green salsa, just like you would find in a Mexican restaurant or better yet, in a Mexican home.

Authentic Mexican Tortillas

Rating: 3.8 stars
456

I learned how to make these growing up watching my mother Alma. We have never used an actual recipe, but for your convenience I came up with one.

Pico De Gallo de Alicia

Rating: 4.29 stars
35

An authentic Mexican salsa made with tomatoes, onions, and jalapenos. Serve with tacos, nachos, tortilla chips, black beans, refried beans, or fajitas or use as an ingredient in many Mexican recipes. My family uses it as a side in which to dip grilled steak. If you like it hot, then this is for you; this pico is not for the faint of heart. It is very hot, which most people in my circle like. If you don't like highly spicy dishes, you might might want to try something less spicy or cut down the jalapeno and use a type pepper that is more to your taste.

Churros

Rating: 4.29 stars
846

These Mexican fritters are very common at fairs. In my border hometown, the line at this stand is always overwhelming. People wait hours in line just to get a taste of these churros. I have run across several recipes but this is the best one by far.

Instant Pot® Tacos al Pastor

Rating: 4.42 stars
12

While traditional al pastor meat is cooked on a spit, this flavorful variation is made using your Instant Pot® or multi-cooker pressure cooker after marinating. The result is a fall-apart tender, flavor-infused pork taco that your family will request again and again.

Carne en su Jugo (Meat in its Juices)

Rating: 4.86 stars
128

One of Guadalajara's favorites. Small pieces of flank steak are cooked in their juices, then mixed with whole beans and crispy crumbled bacon. It makes me feel at home!

Authentic Mole Sauce

Rating: 4.49 stars
76

Hot chiles and rich chocolate make this authentic mole sauce perfect for topping stewed meats or enchiladas.

Pico de Gallo

Rating: 4.71 stars
591

Quick and easy pico de gallo that is a great app or addition to dinner. Huge hit in my house!

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Inspiration and Ideas

15 Favorite Recipes from Puebla Mexico

Explore some of the best of regional Mexican cuisine with our favorite authentic recipes from the Puebla region of central Mexico, including mole poblano, chiles en nogada, enchiladas verdes, barbacoa, and much more.

Gema Mejía's Top-Rated Mexican Recipes

In 2010, Gema Mejía  launched the Allrecipes México site, celebrating the traditions and cultural heritage of her native land through food and cooking. Here are Gema Mejía's 5-star Mexican recipes.


Lisa's Favorite Carne Asada Marinade

Rating: 4.75 stars
609

I've tried many marinade recipes for carne asada, and this is our family favorite!

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