Need some last-minute Cinco de Mayo recipes?
Here are some fiesta oriented recipes trending in the world of home cooks, chefs, and bloggers in the feedfeed community that you can pull together in an hour or less...so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time partying.
Coconut Water Paloma
Photo/ Recipe by @beautifulbooze
First things first, let's kick things off with a cocktail. This Paloma is made with Grapefruit Soda, Grapefruit Juice, Tequila and a healthy pour of Coconut Water, so you can combat your hangover while imbibing. Brilliant!
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Carne Asada Pull Apart Bread
Photo / Recipe by @cafedelites
This is a great quick and easy recipe for a crowd. You add a few strategically placed cuts to a loaf of bread and fill it with goodness like carne asada style steak, jack cheese, red onions and fresh tomatoes and bake it to melty cheese perfection. You could even grill the steak ahead of time to make pulling this together even easier.
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Pico de Gallo
Photo / Recipe by @tastesoflizzyt
Impress guests with this homemade Pico de Gallo, which is a mix of fresh tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, poblano peppers and lime juice. To save time, you could also use the pulse function of your food processor instead of chopping everything by hand. This is great on tacos, enchiladas or even burgers or add in our favorite Guacamole recipe (see below) and serve as a pair of dips with lots of crispy tortilla chips.
Here is our favorite feedfeed original Guacomole Recipe:
5 avocados, cut in half, pits removed (but save a few)
1/2 small sweet onion, finely diced
4 on the vine tomatoes, seeds removed and diced
1 jalapeño, finely diced (keep seeds in if you like spice, remove if you want less heat)
salt and freshly ground black pepper
Add the avocados to a mixing bowl and mash with a potato masher or fork until smooth. Mix in the onions, tomatoes, and jalapeño and season generously with salt and pepper. Add the juice of three limes and taste; adding more lime based on your preference (I tend to like lime heavy).
Want to make your own tortilla chips? Watch Gaby from What's Gaby Cookin who recently made guacamole and homemade tortilla chips on our Snapchat (thefeedfeed).
Mexican Shrimp Skewers With Fresh Corn Salsa And Cojita Cheese
Photo/Recipe by @whatsgabycookin
These fresh & simple shrimp skewers cook up in a matter of minutes, and the corn & cotija salsa is the perfect accompaniment. If you (like us!) don't have access to fresh corn just yet, try using frozen.
Mango Jalapeño Popsicle Margaritas
Photo / Recipe by @bromabakery
Do yourself a favor and make these mango popsicles with jalapeño infused tequila tonight, then serve them in a proper Margarita for 'dessert' on Cinco de Mayo! If you don't have popsicle molds, mini paper cups and chopsticks can work in a pinch.
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Visit the Mexican Feed on the feedfeed website for more recipes & ideas on what to make this Cinco de Mayo...Cheers!