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5 Crave-Worthy Recipes For Cinco de Mayo

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5 Crave-Worthy Recipes For Cinco de Mayo
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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here at FDL we love any excuse to get the party started. Today we celebrate Cinco de Mayo by sharing our favorite Mexican recipes with you. You'll find classics like tortilla soup along with a few spicy surprises (empanadas, anyone?). With these festive Cinco de Mayo recipes you won't have to worry about anyone leaving your fiesta hungry. ¡Buen provecho! 

Eva Longoria's Tortilla Soup

An authentic recipe for tortilla soup from actress Eva Longoria's debut cookbook Eva's Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends.

Fresh Guacamole and Tortillas

Blue and yellow corn tortillas are the perfect canvas for scallion-spiked guacamole. A delicious Cinco de Mayo snack that's perfect with a dollop of sour cream. 


You won't need a fork and a knife for these delicious baked empanadas filled with ground beef, jalapeños, spices and creme fraiche. 

Mexican Pork Roast

Spiced pork shoulder is cooked until fork tender and served with a colorful white bean salsa. It's great with beer!


Complete your Cinco de Mayo festivities with homemade pork tamales served with salsa laced with serrano chilies.

Still hungry? Here are more great foods to feed your Cinco de Mayo crowd.

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