|Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Tacos, Guacamole|
|By LAUREN TORRISI||May 1, 2012, 4:42 PM|
These festive foods are sure to be the hit of your Cinco de Mayo party. Create your own menu with a variety of appetizers, entrees and side dishes.
From guacamole to tostadas, these recipes are perfect for your own homemade fiesta.
These spicy carnitas are a party food favorite. Serve them with fresh tortillas and a cool, refreshing drink.
Crab, celery and chili put an irresistible spin on this old favorite. Garnish the guac with extra crab and a dash of hot sauce.
This delicious, traditional rice is full of flavor with onions, garlic and cumin. To achieve the best texture, do not stir the rice until after you add the chicken broth and tomato sauce.
These tacos are filled with ahi tuna, mint and vegetables. For a lighter version, skip the avocado creme.
Spread a spicy mayonnaise mixture on top of the corn after removing it from the grill. Serve with lime wedges.
It doesn't get much better than this. Crispy bacon is folded into a spicy avocado base in this delicious guacamole. Garnish with fresh cilantro.
These tostadas make the perfect appetizer for your Cinco de Mayo celebration or easy dinner any other night of the week. A mixture of beans, cilantro and spices makes the turkey filling extra delicious.
This chicken dish is healthy and simple. The chicken is grilled and the salsa is lightly seasoned with lime and cilantro for extra flavor without the fat.
This Mexican chicken casserole is layered with crunchy tortilla chips. Made with 5 ingredients, this is an easy way to celebrate the holiday without a ton of work.
These fruit skewers are Mexican street food at its finest. If you can't find jicama, substitute it with quince or cantaloupe.