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Try these easy-to-make and healthy Cinco de Mayo Recipes at your gathering this year! These Mexican-American inspired appetizers and main meals are the perfect way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo this year. Make your favorites for a party or simply share them with your family. These recipes aren’t necessarily traditional, but they are inspired by the flavors of Mexico and are all incredibly simple to make. Enjoy these healthy and simple Cinco de Mayo Recipes!

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Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

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Website: Flavor Mosaic

This Mexican shrimp cocktail is a zesty appetizer with shrimp, Clamato, jalapeño, tomatoes, and vegetables. This fresh take on a shrimp cocktail makes for a perfect start to your Cinco de Mayo party!

Loaded Black Bean Quesadilla

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Website: Piping Pot Curry

Loaded black beans quesadillas are packed with beans, sautéed onions, bell pepper, spinach, and a generous amount of cheese. They are hearty and make a quick and easy weeknight meal that can be customized to your taste!

Vegetarian Tostadas With Cilantro Lime Slaw

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Website: Erhardts Eat

This Vegetarian Tostadas Recipe is ready in only 30 minutes and can be easily customized for everyone in the family. These are packed with veggies, mashed avocado, refried beans, and a lime slaw for a tasty and healthy-ish combination!

Mexican White Queso Dip

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Website: Dinner at the Zoo

This Mexican white queso dip is a creamy and zesty cheese dip that contains just 3 ingredients and is ready in 5 minutes. Queso blanco is the perfect addition to any party menu!

Slow Cooker Beef Tacos and Homemade Toppings

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Website: The Copper Table

These Slow Cooker Beef Tacos with Homemade Toppings are a terrific way to have a taqueria experience without leaving your house. This recipe comes with two essential homemade accompaniments: Poblano Crema and Pickled Red Onion!

Agua Fresca

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Website: Little Sunny Kitchen

Agua Fresca is a refreshing non-alcoholic juice drink made with fresh fruit and natural ingredients. It’s very popular in Mexico and Central America as it’s sold in many cafes, juice bars, supermarkets, and street vendors.

Vegan Mexican Street Corn

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Website: MK Library

This vegan Mexican street corn recipe is my new favorite summer grilling recipe. Inspired by the classic grilled elote, this street corn recipe is a delicious plant-based version of a Mexican street food staple.

Vegan Mollete Recipe With Chickpea Chorizo

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Website: World of Vegan

Need a vegan Cinco de Mayo recipe to really get the party started? This vegan mollete with chickpea chorizo is a must-have! Flavorful, easy to make, and super satisfying.

Chipotle Corn Salsa

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Website: Happy Kitchen

This addictive Chipotle Corn Salsa is a perfect accompaniment to any Mexican food. Sweet roasted corn makes a perfect pairing with smoky chipotle peppers. Such an amazing and fresh side dish recipe for summer gatherings or Cinco de Mayo!

Vegan Taco Salad

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Website: My Vegan Minimalist

This refreshing vegan taco salad is packed to the brim with veggies, crunchy and super easy to make. Can be made with no oil and gluten-free.

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