Cinco de Mayo falls on a Thursday this year. Perfect for a fun family dinner to celebrate all the fabulous tastes of Mexico! No need to go out; you can make it at home with real food ingredients and the recipes linked below!
Not a biggie holiday in Mexico, (and also NOT Mexican Independence Day) this day marks the Mexican army’s victory over a much bigger and more well-armed French army intent on claiming more territory for France.
In America, Cinco de Mayo has become a day to celebrate Mexican culture and food. If you can’t travel to LA, Chicago or Houston where the largest Cinco de Mayo celebrations occur, you can have fun making delicious Mexican-inspired food at home with your family!
Here’s a Round UP of some of our own Well Fed Family Mexican-inspired favorites followed by several more from some other fantastic blogs!
If you start it by Tuesday morning you can have delicious lacto-fermented salsa ready for dinner Thursday evening!
Make your own nourishing whole grain flour tortillas with our BREADS DVD
DIY Taco Seasoning is frugal and healthy. No more MSG!
Easy Guacamole your kids can make!
Taco Stew is a family favorite at our house.
Fish Tacos with Chipotle Sauce brings a little California to your table.
Irish Nachos – just for fun, or for anyone who can’t eat corn chips!
Chipotle Spiced Meatloaf (with optional organ meats) for some major nutrient density.
Slow Cooker Mexican Corn and Potato Chowder from Don’t Waste the Crumbs is super frugal!
Nourishing Black Beans from Radiant Life
Mexican Rice from Modern Alternative Mama
Salsa Verde from Deep Roots at Home
No-rolling Required Sourdough Tortillas from Traditional Cooking School
Homemade Corn Tortillas from The Kitch’n (only two ingredients!)
Mexican Spinach Casserole from Cave Man Keto (because even people on ketogenic diets need to celebrate!)
Plantain Tortillas from Zenbelly Catering (for you grain-free/Paleo people!)
Slow-Cooker Carnitas from Paleo Foodie People
Paleo Coconut-Lime Tres Leches Cake from Bare Root Girl
And there you have it! Over a dozen real food recipes for your family’s feast!