Ring in spring with these 15 Cinco de Mayo Recipes. All vegan and gluten-free, celebrate with food that everyone can enjoy. Breakfast, appetizers, drinks, dinner, and more, you will certainly find something perfect for your Cinco de Mayo festivities.
Happy spring, friends!
All week long we have been celebrating Cinco de Mayo and the beautiful spring weather with vegan Cinco de Mayo recipes. On Monday, I shared these Taquitos with Jackfruit and Salsa Verde. Have you tried cooking with jackfruit yet? It’s so good! Later in the week, I shared my gluten-free Black Bean and Kale Enchiladas. Anyone trying to feed a family with dietary restrictions is going to love them.
And today, I’m rounding up all my favorite Cinco de Mayo recipes from the blog and sharing them with you! With so many options, I’m certain you’ll find something to celebrate this Cinco de Mayo.
Vegan Cinco de Mayo Recipes
These Huevos Rancheros are the perfect way to start your Cinco de Mayo. Scrambled tofu, seasoned refried beans, spicy rancheros sauce, and fresh herbs and spices all on top of lightly fried corn tortillas. A breakfast to fill you up and satisfy!
Tempeh Stuffed Bell Peppers
You’re going to love these Mexican-Style Vegan Stuffed Peppers. They are filled with tempeh, corn, beans, and spices then topped with a homemade avocado cream for a delicious healthy gluten-free meal.
Jalapeño Cucumber Margarita
And what’s Cinco de Mayo without a margarita? Spice up your cocktail with this Jalapeño Cucumber Margaritas for a refreshing summer drink with a little bit of a kick. Whip up a batch of these margaritas and get the party started.
Even vegans eat nachos and you’re going to love these homemade Vegan Nachos. Stacked a mile high with homemade guacamole, cauliflower queso, black beans, salsa, and more for a delicious gluten-free Cinco de Mayo party appetizer.
Easy Homemade Salsa
Speaking of salsa, make your salsa at home with this Easy Homemade Salsa recipe. Made with just 8 ingredients and in under 5 minutes, you’ll never need to buy your salsa at the store again.
You can also make it green with this homemade Salsa Verde. Made with roasted tomatillos and poblano peppers for a refreshing, full of flavor dip to serve with your favorite chips.
No Cinco de Mayo party is complete without queso. This Cauliflower Queso is one of the best dairy-free alternatives. Made with sautéed cauliflower, raw cashews, nutritional yeast, and savory spices, this is a dip you’ll want to dig into.
Then, of course, you’ll need to get your avocado fix with this Restaurant Style Guacamole. A blend of ripe avocados, onions, fresh herbs and spices, and lots of flavors, this traditional guacamole can be made in just 5 minutes!
You’re going to love this one pot, no fuss Vegan Enchiladas Skillet. This hearty gluten-free dinner is made with butternut squash and black beans. It can be made in just 30 minutes for a quick and easy Cinco de Mayo dinner.
Gluten Free Enchiladas
Or try these Black Bean and Kale Enchiladas that are made with gluten-free tortillas and topped with spicy enchiladas sauce and for a vegan and gluten-free Cinco de Mayo recipe everyone can enjoy.
Baja Fish Taco Bowls
Vegans can even enjoy fish with these Baja “Fish” Taco Bowls. The fish is made from heart of palm, seaweed, and spices that is formed into patties and beer-battered. Combined with Baja cabbage slaw, seasoned corn, and creamy Baja sauce, these refreshing bowls scream “Cinco de Mayo”.
Loaded Vegan Quesadillas
Make sure to give these Fully Loaded Vegan Quesadillas a try. Filled with fajita grilled vegetables, black beans, and guacamole and topped with fresh cilantro and jalapeños, what’s not to love?
Spicy Tortilla Soup
This vegan Tortilla Soup is made with seasoned jackfruit, black beans, corn, and crispy corn tortillas for an easy and delicious soup that can be made in just 30 minutes.
Tempeh Stuffed Zucchini Boats
These Mexican-Style Stuffed Zucchini Boats are made with a taco-spiced tempeh filling and topped with fresh tomatoes and avocado for an easy vegan and gluten-free Cinco de Mayo recipe that you’re going to love!
These Jackfruit Taquitos are filled with jackfruit, salsa verde, and spices and dipped in a Southwest Ranch Dressing for a delicious Cinco de Mayo snack everyone will enjoy.
There you have it! 15 vegan and gluten-free Cinco de Mayo recipes. How will you be enjoying the holiday?
Written by My Darling Vegan