These Cinco de Mayo recipe ideas come in real handy because Mexican food is always a good idea.

In this collection of Cinco de Mayo recipe ideas, there are delicious dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Some of these recipes also make delicious appetizers.

In this collection you’ll find dishes made with fried potatoes, shrimp, guacamole, chicken and bacon.

Serve these simple Mexican food recipes with a side of easy homemade salsa and tortilla chips.

Here are more Cinco de Mayo recipes you may like “12 Mexican Food Recipes for Cinco de Mayo“.

Let’s check out these Recipes.

Below each of the following images, there’s a link to the respective post with step-by-step instructions, pictures and a printable recipe.

Pita Pockets

Breakfast Burrito Pitas with Fried Potatoes, Sage Sausage, Eggs and Cheese

Breakfast Burrito Pitas – nothing like fried potatoes, eggs, sausage and cheese with every bite.


Roasted Red Bell Pepper and Garlic Guacamole in Bowl

Roasted Red Bell Pepper and Garlic Guacamole

Brie and Olive Tapenade Nachos

Cheesy Brie and Olive Tapenade Nachos in Iron Pan

Brie and Olive Tapenade Nachos

Pico de Gallo Salsa

Pico de Gallo Salsa in Bowl

Pico de Gallo Salsa – so good you might want to forget about the chips and just get a spoon.

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Homemade Ancho Enchilada Sauce on Enchilada on plate

Homemade Ancho Chili Enchilada Sauce – easy to make and tastes rich and spicy.

Chili with Ground Beef

Spicy Chipotle and Pasilla Chili Con Carne (with meat)

Chipotle and Pasilla Chili with Ground Beef – one-pot meal which means less dishes to wash.

Bacon and Egg Soft Tacos

Bacon, Egg and Cheese Soft Tacos on plate

Crispy Bacon and Egg Breakfast Soft Tacos


Chicken Fajita Quesadillas on plate

Chicken Fajita Quesadillas – cheesy finger food is the best.

Tortilla Soup

Green Chili and Cilantro Tortilla Soup in bowl

Roasted Green Chili and Chicken Tortilla Soup – the pieces of avocado in this soup are so good.

Mexican Flatbread Pizza

Mexican Pizza Flatbread on plate

Mexican Pizza Flatbread with Ground Beef – a colorful and delicious appetizer or meal.

Jalapeno and Cheese Taquitos

Jalapeno Cheese Taquitos with Guacamole and Salsa on plate

Jalapeno and Cheese Taquitos – crispy outside and melted cheese and jalapeno on the inside.

Mini Shrimp Tostadas

Mini Shrimp Tostadas with Guacamole on plate

Mini Shrimp Tostadas with Homemade Guacamole – it’s a requirement to eat these in one big bite, no little bites allowed.

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Chipotle Shrimp Guacamole

One-Skillet Enchilada Sauce Taco Meat

Slow Cooker Crispy Pork Carnitas


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