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Mexican Fiesta Menu – Perfect for Cinco de Mayo at Home!

mexican fiesta menu

What time it is? It’s Mexican FIESTA TIME!!!! We are celebrating Cinco de Mayo from home this year and I bet you are too! Check out my Mexican fiesta menu for delicious recipes to make at home!

Unlike mu Taco Bar Checklist, which is fabulous for big get togethers, these are all family sized recipes you can make at home!

Mexican Fiesta Menu

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but I love all things taco, Tex Mex, and Mexican food. I can’t help but get excited about all the tastes that happen on one plate!

My love for this food stretches far and wide. Last week, I got a friend request from a taco truck. True story!!! 😀

So I’m always down with sharing any excuse to eat tacos.

So here you go, my friends! A simple Mexican Fiesta menu plan you can make at home. Pick one (or two) main dishes and load up on the appetizers and sides!


Hot Taco Dip with Ground Beef
Hot Taco Dip is the best taco dip recipe full of cream cheese, meat, beans, and cheese! This easy appetizer is perfect for your next get together!
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hot taco dip with ground beef
Taco Quesadillas
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taco quesadillas
Bacon Quesadillas
A simple recipe for bacon, green chile and cheese quesadillas the whole family will love
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bacon quesadillas stack

Fiesta Drinks

I don’t have a margarita recipe, but I do have this refreshing blueberry mint lemonade!

Mexican Fiesta Side Dishes

Cilantro Lime Brown Rice

Cilantro Lime Brown Rice, just like the fast food joint down the street. Use cilantro lime rice to make burrito bowls or as a side for fajitas and tacos.
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cilantro lime brown rice
Vegetarian Refried Beans
This quick and easy recipe is perfect for busy weeknight meals or whenever you want a healthy, meatless side dish for your favorite Mexican or Tex-Mex entrees.
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vegetarian refried beans
Chicken Fajita Soup Recipe {Freezer Meal}
This chicken fajita soup recipe is a one pot, Instant Pot recipe that is both flavorful and filling. Oh, and bonus – it’s gluten free and healthy, too!
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chicken fajita soup recipe
Mexican Chopped Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing 

This fresh Mexican chopped salad is substantial enough to serve as a light main course on its own. Or, you can pair it with your favorite soup for a heartier meal. Either way, this delicious, healthy dish is packed with fiber-rich black beans and plenty of fresh herbs and vegetables.
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Southwest Corn Salad
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Main Dishes

Crockpot Mexican Shredded Chicken
This delicious, healthy slow cooker recipe is as easy as it is versatile. This flavor-packed chicken is perfect for burrito bowls, lettuce wraps, or over a bed of flavorful cilantro-lime rice.
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Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas – Sheet Pan Recipe
Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas are a healthy recipe to add to your family friendly meal plan! Simple to prepare, these can be made into a freezer meal for busy nights!
Check out this recipe
oven baked chicken fajitas
Sheet Pan Beef Fajitas

Making beef fajitas in the oven is super simple and oh so delicious! We love making these easy sheet pan steak fajitas for a Tex Mex themed dinner.
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Beef Fajitas in the Oven
Slow Cooker Ranch Chicken Tacos
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Healthy Taco Seasoning
It’s easy to make homemade taco seasoning. In fact, you may have most of the spices in your kitchen already! Make a batch of this instead of a taco seasoning packet for easy taco meat every time.
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easy homemade taco seasoning
Roasted Vegetable Tacos
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Green Chili Pork Burritos {Instant Pot Recipe}
Whatever you call them – Green Chili Pork Burritos or Salsa Verde Burritos – one thing is for certain. These are the best burritos in town!
Check out this recipe
overhead view of chile verde pork burritos
Spicy Black Bean Taco Wraps with Fresh Guacamole
These vegetarian spicy black bean taco wraps are perfect for Meatless Mondays or anytime you want to get a quick and healthy meal on the table in around 15 minutes.
Check out this recipe
Black Bean Taco Recipe

I hope you have an awesome Mexican fiesta at home!

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