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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is the perfect day to celebrate Mexican culture and food with family and friends. And what better way to do it than with authentic recipes? Check out these delicious Cinco de Mayo dishes, from tacos and nachos to dips and enchiladas. (Some even have a little Cajun or Creole flavor thrown in.) With the right eats, it may just be the best party you’ve ever hosted.

Chipotle Pinto Bean Tortilla Soup

a top down view of 2 bowls of tortilla soup with pinto beans

A batch of pinto beans turns into this easy-to-make tortilla soup that truly satisfies. Don’t skip the homemade crunchy tortilla strips served on top!

Pinto Bean and Kale Enchiladas with Spicy Tomatillo Salsa

2 Tomatillo Sauce Enchiladas on a plate covered with purple onions, cillantro and a type of cheese

This fresh, deeply flavorful recipe is from our friends at Taste of the South and is worth the extra effort to please a crowd.

Slow Cooker Pork & Pinto Tacos

a plate full of 4 shredded pork pinto tacos

Pork shoulder, Camellia Brand Pinto Beans, fire-roasted tomatoes, and a range of seasonings go into your slow cooker — and come out as a fabulous taco filling.

Hot 7-Layer Dip with Andouille & Bacon

seven layer been dip on a plate with chips galore

Check out an amazing, slow cooker 7-layer dip with a Cajun twist.

Vegetarian Black Bean & Rice Casserole

a serving dish Vegetarian Black Bean & Rice Casserole

Smoky and creamy, this hearty, 1-pot casserole can serve as a vegetarian main dish or as a side to grilled meat, chicken, or seafood. Makes a great taco filling, too!

Southern Quesadillas

Southern Quesadillas

Featuring blackeye peas and greens, the name of this recipe says it all!

Pinto Bean Chili Nachos

a pan of baked naked with beans, chilli, avacado, tomatoes, sour cream, and cut limes

These tasty nachos can be a meal all on their own. And they come together quickly when you start with prepared Instant Pot Pinto Bean Chili.