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Sure, tequila is the star of Cinco de Mayo but it wouldn't be a party without any food. Make your fiesta all that more delicious with festive party foods like killer quesadillas, baked empanadas and authentic Mexican tamales. Everyone will love nibbling on these tasty bites while downing margaritas and beer. Make sure you make a double batch of guacamole as it will disappear pronto!
In just minutes you can whip up this tasty Cinco de Mayo guacamole with creamy avocados, scallions, lime, cilantro and chili peppers.
L.A. Street Corn (pictured up top)
Bring a little L.A. flair to your Cinco de Mayo fiesta with this hip appetizer made with grilled corn topped with a cheesy lime sauce.
Goat cheese, black olives and olive oil add a sophisticated Mediterranean twist to classic quesadillas.
Feel free to get creative with these empanadas - you can fill them with beef, chicken or even make a vegetarian version with tofu.
For a stunning presentation keep tamales in their corn husks after steaming and serve them with a spicy Mexican salsa.