Time for Fiesta!

¡Hola! In honor of Cinco de Mayo tomorrow, I’m reposting links to some of my favorite Mexican recipes. While the outnumbered Mexican army’s defeat of the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862 is certainly worth celebrating (unless you’re French, I suppose), any sunny day is good for a Mexican food fiesta. I also included a recipe for my cheater margaritas. They’re not the traditional recipe, but they’re easy to make by the pitcher. (Careful: they’re easy to drink by the pitcher as well!)

Black Bean and Corn Salsa Best black bean salad

Turkey Empanadas Turkey empanadas

Jalapeño Turkey Burgers with Cilantro Lime Sauce turkey burgers

cilantro lime sauce

This yogurt-based cilantro sauce goes with everything!

 

Grilled Garlic Lime Chicken (serve with Cilantro Lime Sauce, of course!)Grilled chicken

Pork or Turkey Chile Verde  (serve with Cilantro Lime Sauce and rice)Chile Verde

Nacho’Mamma’s Rice Casserole (serve with Cilantro Lime Sauce)Nacho Mamma's casserp;enacho casserole with toppings

 

Mexican Chopped Salad  (with a different cilantro-lime dressing — this one’s vegan)Mexican chopped salad

 

Subee’s Cheater Margaritas

Makes about 6

  • 1 ½ cups tequila
  • 1 cup orange liquor (i.e., Triple Sec, Cointreau, Gran Marnier)
  • 1 large can (12 oz) MinuteMaid lemonade frozen concentrate
  • 1 small can MinuteMaid limeade frozen concentrate
  • 2 cans (12 oz) water
  • Lime slices or wedges for garnish

Mix all ingredients in a large pitcher. Pour over glasses packed with ice and garnish with lime wedge.

 

 

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