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Cinco de Mayo Menu Ideas


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Cinco de Mayo is a fun celebration full of brightly colored decorations, dancing, mariachi music and even parades. Here are some ideas for your party menu to make your Cinco de Mayo fiesta delicious and memorable!

Authentic Puebla
Cinco de Mayo is most celebrated in Puebla, where the famed Battle of Puebla took place on May 5, 1862. Here are some traditional recipes of Puebla that you can serve to make your Cinco de Mayo event very authentic.

  • Chiles en Nogada-Chiles in a walnut sauce
  • Mole-A unique sauce made with unusual ingredients such as peanut butter and cocoa.
  • Camote- A sweet potato dish

Traditional Mexican
If authentic food from Puebla doesn't suit your tastes, then any one of these traditional Mexican favorites will delight your guests.

Quick and Easy
If simplicity is what you're after, than any combination of these delicious Mexican recipes will be perfect for your Cinco de Mayo celebration!

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