Posted by Keri M on May 5, 2022
Are you celebrating Cinco de Mayo today? Even if you don’t commemorate the victory of the Mexican army over the French in 1862, it’s a great reminder that a pitcher of margaritas, a tableful of tacos and a gathering of good friends make any occasion a fiesta!
Whether you are celebrating a graduation, Mom or Dad’s Day, or just kicking off summer with the gang, a Cinco de Mayo-style feast is sure to be a good time. Of course you’ll want to start with the season’s most refreshing bevvie, the margarita! Make toasting to good times even sweeter with Strawberry Breeze Margarita Mix. Just add tequila and water to the mix and freeze in the handy bucket. No blender required! Be sure to check out delicious variations like Strawberry Breeze Mojitos and Tropical Breeze Daquiris, too. Tip: Pick up the Strawberry Breeze Margarita Mix Value Pack, which includes three mix packets, to keep the party rolling all summer long!
Deciding what’s on the menu is just as easy – the Fiesta with Friends Kit includes products and recipes for nine simple-to-make appetizers, main dishes and desserts, like Sí Sí Cilantro Grilled Shrimp, Fiesta Street Corn and Churro Cupcakes. The kit includes the Strawberry Breeze Margarita Mix.
If you’re in the mood for something a little different, there are plenty of recipes at tastefullysimple.com/recipes to try. Here are a few of my favorites:
Mexican Layered Dip. The red, white and green of the Mexican flag are on display in this fresh and flavorful dip, with refried beans, peppers, onions, sour cream and cheese. Tip: Serve in ramekins or stemless wine glasses for grab-and-go serving.
Cha Cha! Burrito Bowls. Loaded with tender steak pieces, garden-fresh veggies, black beans, and rice, it’s a Mexican-inspired meal everyone will love. Cha Cha! Chile Lime Seasoning gives it that extra ZIP!
Sí Sí Cilantro Shrimp Tacos. Is taco night part of your regular meal rotation? Give it a new spin with these soft-shell sensations, stuffed with marinated shrimp and all your favorite fixins’.
Mexican Chicken Empanadas. Aim to impress with this pastry version of Southwest egg rolls, served with Tex-Mex sour cream. Bonus: The recipe includes a make-ahead-and-freeze option!
There’s no reason to restrict your fiesta to party time – you’ll find dozens of delicious Mexican-inspired recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacking. Check ’em out!