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These simple Cinco de Mayo recipes will let you celebrate the 5th of May with your friends and family. We eat Mexican flavors regularly since my husband is from Texas originally. But, I like to do something a little bit more festive on Cinco de Mayo. That said, I don’t have a lot of time to put together a healthy meal, so simple is good in my book. This post has been sponsored by CHI-CHI’S® Brand.
Simple Cinco de Mayo Recipes
Of course, there are a lot of fun snack and meal ideas you can put together for Cinco de Mayo. The kids love to dip, so we always have a big bag of CHI-CHI’S tortilla chips and a few varieties of CHI-CHI’S salsa. I’m all about mild salsa, but the kids tend to love the hot stuff, so I buy some for everyone.
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My husband is the Mexican cook in our house, so he puts together tacos, refried beans, chicken enchiladas, and tortillas. I’m more about the Mexican Chocolate Pudding and the Mexican Mochaccino at the end of the meal.
This year, I decided to keep it simple and put together Mexican Baked Potatoes with some Virgin Margarita Mocktails for everyone to enjoy. It’s all easy to put together before dinner, so there isn’t a lot of time in the kitchen.
Mexican Baked Potatoes
- 4 yellow gold potatoes (or more depending on family size)
- 2 jars of CHI-CHI'S Thick & Chunky Salsa (we chose Mild and Hot)
- Grated Colby-Jack cheese
- Sour Cream
- Bake the potatoes at 400F for 60-90 minutes depending on the size. They are done when the knife slides through easily.
- Remove from the oven.
- Slice the top open and top with your favorite CHI-CHI'S salsa, Colby-Jack cheese, sour cream, and chopped scallions.
CHI-CHI’S products are made from quality ingredients, including real tomatoes, vegetables, and flavorful seasonings. Their line of salsas includes Verde, Pineapple, Cilantro, and Thick & Chunky varieties, available in Mild, Medium and Hot heat levels. There is something for everyone. Make sure you put together a big pitcher of these festive Virgin Margarita Mocktails for your guests to enjoy.
Virgin Margarita Mocktails
- One can of Margarita frozen concentrate
- 1/4 cup powdered sugar
- 2 cups of club soda
- Crushed ice
- Put the Margarita frozen concentrate and crushed ice in the blender and blend.
- Carefully stir in the club soda.
- Pour into individual glasses.
- Top with a slice of lime.
What types of simple Cinco de Mayo recipes do you enjoy serving?
Ellen is a busy mom of a 22-year-old son and 27-year-old daughter. She owns 5 blogs and is addicted to social media. She believes that it doesn’t have to be difficult to lead a healthy life. She shares simple healthy living tips to show busy women how to lead fulfilling lives. If you’d like to work together, email firstname.lastname@example.org to chat.