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Cinco de Mayo

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Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Traditional foods eaten on this holiday vary from family to family and region to region in Mexico. For that reason pretty much any Mexican food has become part of the festivities. Start with some spicy or mild salsa, feast on tacos or tamales, save room for flan, and wash it all down with a margarita (or two!)


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Debbie's Mexican Shredded Beef (Carnitas)
This recipe has a 5 star rating8 reviews


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Made with salt, stewed tomatoes, cumin, beef chuck roast, salsa, garlic, chili powder, fresh oregano

 
stovetop, oven


Beer Margaritas
This recipe has a 5 star rating6 reviews 1 comment


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A different kind of margarita made with beer, frozen limeade, and tequila.

 



7 Layer Mexican Dip
This recipe has a 5 star rating1 review


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Made with olives, shredded cheese, taco seasoning mix, refried beans, jalapenos or chiles, tomatoes, onion, sour cream, avocados

 
oven


5-Layer Mexican Dip
This recipe has a 5 star rating1 review


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Made with ripe olives, green onions, tomato, refried black beans, chili powder, cumin, sour cream, cheddar cheese

 



Chilaquiles Mexican Eggs

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Made with salsa, Jack or Cheddar cheese, eggs, corn tortillas, salad oil or butter, onions, green chilies, salt

 
stovetop


Chicken Fajita Quesadillas

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Made with monterey jack cheese, Cheddar Cheese, flour tortillas, sour cream, boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, fajita seasoning, vegetable oil, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, onion

 
stovetop


Arroz con Leche - Mexican

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Made with white rice, milk, cinnamon stick, sugar, lime

 
stovetop


Citrus Margaritas
This recipe has a 5 star rating2 reviews 1 comment


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Made with orange, lime and grapefruit, ice, orange juice, lime juice, grapefruit juice, tequila, Cointreau

 



Black Bean and Chicken Burritos

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Made with onion, garlic, cooked chicken, salsa, water, black beans, lime juice, salt, fresh cilantro, flour tortillas

 
stovetop


Leann Rimes's Cabo Chicken And Sangria

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Made with red pepper flakes, salt, boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, apple juice, sugar, mint, cinnamon sticks, dry white wine, peaches

 
oven, stovetop


Authentic Mexican Salsa

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Made with salt, pepper, garlic, diced tomatoes, green onions, cilantro, serrano chilies

 



Roasted Corn And Tomatillo Salsa
This recipe has a 5 star rating2 reviews


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Made with salt, sugar, white wine vinegar, corn on the cob, tomatillos, red bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, garlic, cilantro, olive oil

 
outdoor grill



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