Happy Cinco de Mayo! It's the perfect day to celebrate with fruity margaritas and delicious Mexican-flavored cuisine. Before you reach for the maracas and sombrero, here are a few facts about this holiday:
- Cinco de Mayo commemorates the triumph of the Mexican army at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
- Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in the United States more than in Mexico.
- More than 81 million avocados are consumed by Americans on Cinco de Mayo (according to the California Avocado Commission).
Make our Garden Guacamole Starter with one of those 81 million avocados! Pair it with a delicious, fruity drink like our Orange Beer-Margarita or Pineapple Margarita. Add some heat to your menu with these Sizzling Fiesta Chicken Fajitas for a complete meal! There are more than 45 other Tastefully Simple-tested Cinco de Mayo recipes for you to try. Check them out »
We hope you have a sizzling good time celebrating! Olé!