Vegetarian Cinco de Mayo RecipesRound up of delicious Vegetarian Mexican dishes to make for Cinco de Mayo.

It’s almost time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. I am a big fan of Mexican food and May 5th gives me more of a reason to make my favorite Mexican dishes and enjoy them. Here’s a round up of vegetarian dishes to make and enjoy the special day!!

Salsas, Salads & Soups:

Salsa Roja

Raquel | Easy Chunky Salsa

Sapana | Mexican Chopped Salad


Srividhya | Mango Avocado Salsa

Priya Suresh | Salsa Fresca/ Pico de Gallo

Priya Srinivasan | Salsa Roja

Chef Mireille | Jicama Pico de Gallo

Chef Mireille | Watermelon Salsa

Mayuri | Mango Salsa with Nachos

Sandhya Ramakrishnan | Xni Pec Salsa (Habanero Salsa)

Usha | Guacamole

Sandhya Ramakrishnan | Esquites (Mexican Street Corn Salad)

Varada | Tomato Salsa

Sapana | Tortilla Soup

Main Dishes (Quesadilla, Chimichanga, Rice etc.)Vegetarian Tamales

Srividhya | Queso Mushroom Quesadilla

Srividhya | Jalapeno Cheese Quesadilla

Priya Suresh | Refried Beans and Cheese Chimichangas

Priya Suresh | Black Beans & Cheese Quesadilla

Priya Srinivasan | Rice & Beans Burrito

Chef Mireille | Chipotle Chayote Blue Corn Tacos

Varada | Mexican Tomato Rice

Priya Srinivasan | Red Beans & Rice

Pavani | Spinach, Corn and Cheese Tamale

Varada | Green Corn Tamale

Mayuri | Veggie Flautas

Varada | Frijoles Refritos (Refried Beans)

Varada | Mexican Enchilada in Verde Sauce

Usha | Xalapa – Enfrijoladas

Usha | Chilaquiles

Drinks, Desserts & BreadsMexican Sweet Bread

Priya Srinivasan | Strawberry Agua Fresca

Mayuri | Mangonada/ Chamango Slush

Raquel | Easy Sangria

Pavani | Almond Horchata

Pavani | Agua de Papelon (Limeade with Brown Cane Sugar)

Priya Suresh | Mexican Sweet Bread – Conchas

Varada | Mexican Fudge

Sandhya Ramakrishnan | Mexican Churros

Sandhya Ramakrishnan | Bionico (Mexican Fruit Salad)

Pavani | Vegan Tres Leche Cake

14 thoughts on “Vegetarian Cinco de Mayo Recipe Roundup”

  1. I love a great party for Cinco De Mayo and always looking for something new to make. This is perfect. I can’t wait to try this out for our fun gathering! I may just make some of these this today! Great roundup

  2. Pavani, what a great collection of recipes and there is something for everyone here. I am bookmarking it for a collection of vegetarian dishes. Thanks for including mine 🙂

  3. Vegetarian or not, this round-up has plenty of flavorful dishes. I’d be happy to just have one. Sometimes a meatless dish is just the perfect thing and you’ve got a great collection here.

  4. There are just so many wonderful recipes here, I don’t even know where to begin but I would love to try them all! Wonderful roundup for Cinco de Mayo! I love that they are vegetarian as well…something for everyone to enjoy!

  5. What a beautiful roundup. With so much meat going on during that holiday, this would be a great collection to have on hand. There are so many great recipes here — I’m pinning.

  6. This is one beautiful and delicious collection, not only for Cinco De Mayo, but for any day of the week. My family loves mexican recipes. I’ll be trying these recipes out for sure.

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