Make vegetarian fajitas with just a few simple ingredients and a few Mexican spices. Serve wrapped in a flour tortilla and topped with a spoonful of sour cream. Try making vegetarian fajtias with vegetables, seitan or any other mock meat. Here's a few easy vegetarian fajita recipes to try:
No Cinco de Mayo party would be complete without some homemade guacamole. And, since there's so many variations, perhaps you'd better plan on having two. Whichever guacamole recipe you try, be sure you are using a good quality avocado, because guacamole is all about the flavor of the avocado. Serve in a bowl next to your chili "cheese" dip and chips! Here's a few of my favorite ways to prepare homemade guacamole:
Fried plantains are a popular snack or breakfast treat in many parts of the world, but especially in Mexico and Latin America, so add them to your Cinco de Mayo party menu! Or, try this recipe for plantain chips from About.com's Guide to Mexican Food, Chelsie. These light and crispy chips can be used much like tortilla chips and are a sweet and slightly salty alternative to regular chips. Make sure to plan a dip for your plantain chips!
With just two pre-made ingredients, this recipe is super easy and super yummy, which are two of my favorite qualities in a recipe! Serve with in bowl with a plateful of corn tortilla chips for a quick, though not exactly authentic, appetizer. See also: Easy Cheesy Crock Pot Bean Dip
With just a few store-bought ingredients, you can whip up tehse little homemade vegetarian green chile and cheese flautas in no time at all. Perfect for a Cinco de Mayo appetizer or even as an entree. This recipe and photo comes from About.com's resident Mexican food expert, Chelsie.