Mexico's version of the Fourth of
July is a good excuse to make some fabulous Mexican food.
Cinco De Mayo Menu
For the Appetizer:
Velveeta Ro-tel Dip This one is a lot easier and is still a crowd pleaser.
For the Main Course:
Chicken Cocido This is a full meal
all by itself and is one of my favorite Mexican dishes.
Chicken With Peanut Mole A traditional Mexican dish with complex flavors.
Crab Tostadas Easy, cheesy, seafood entree that everybody loves.
Poblanos Stuffed with Shrimp
This one is a bit of work, but worth all of it. The bell pepper
Casserole This was the
winner of our first recipe contest and is very simple and
Chicken Linguine Blanca
If you just can't stay away from pasta, this
one with a spicy flair
Summer Squash Enchiladas Try
this for a nice meatless entree or served together with
On the Side:
Rice This moist
flavorful rice beats boxed and that dry stuff they serve in restaurants
Coconut Custard This tropical dessert provides a cool, soothing finish to the meal.
Want more Mexican recipes? Check out these cookbooks:
of Mexico This reasonably priced
cookbook has lots of authentic recipes with
If you are having trouble finding
authentic Mexican items for your feast-just check out