I don’t know about you, but if I were stuck on a deserted island and could only have one type of food, it would be Mexican food! And Cinco de Mayo is a great time to indulge in your love of all cuisine Mexican. Enjoy this first of three part series—entrees. Try one, or all, of these five favorites on the 5th!

 

Baked Chicken Chimichangas. Watching your waistline but also have a craving for chimichangas? Try this backed chicken chimichanga recipe from Taste of Home.

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Click here for the recipe.

 

Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup. Like tortilla soup? Don’t have time to cook all day? Why not make this slow cooker chicken tortilla soup from Delish!

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Photo courtesy Delish

Click here for recipe.

 

Mole Sauce Mexican Food.com. Holy mole!! This sauce isn’t a hard as you’d think. Impress your guests this Cinco de Mayo with your mole. They don’t have to know how easy it was.

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Photo courtesy Food.com

Click here for recipe.

 

Baja Style Fish Tacos Food Network. MMMMM yum…Fish tacos. Enough said.

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Photo courtesy Food Network

Click here for recipe.

 

Mexican Skillet Scramble. Mexican food makes the best brunch dishes! This scramble from Delish is amazing, a great addition to your next brunch.

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Photo courtesy Delish

Click here for recipe.

 

Bobby’s Red Chile Short Rib Tacos. You can’t go wrong with this red chile short rib taco recipe by Bobby Flay.

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Photo courtesy Food Network

Click here for recipe.

 

Next installation, Just in Time for Cinco de Mayo—Margaritas!

 

Contributed by Shellie Sylla, Marketing Manager Steadfast Management.