Easy Cinco de Mayo Menu for Entertaining at Home

by Tonya Staab
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Looking for a simple menu for entertaining at home this Cinco de Mayo? I’ve got you covered with great ideas.

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by ConAgra RO*TEL via Mode Media.

Entertaining at home this Cinco de Mayo doesn’t have to be elaborate and you don’t need to spend hours in the kitchen. Prepare a couple of simple dishes that can be mixed and matched and that are sure to please everyone.

cinco de mayo party table

Cinco de Mayo Menu

  • RO*TEL’s Rockin’ Guac
  • Corn chips
  • Pork Carnitas
  • Sides: flour and corn tortillas, rice, beans, beans
  • Bud Light Lime-A-Ritas®
  • Glass of water

Let’s start with RO*TEL’s Rockin’ Guac. You can find the recipe right here.

homemade guacamole in a bowl

Guacamole is the perfect appetizer with corn chips, but also makes a great addition as a side to the main meal.

For the main, I made simple pork carnitas using a recipe from my favorite Mexican cookbook, “Truly Mexican,” by Roberto Santibanez.

ingredients to make pork carnitas

They basically cooked themselves, everything tossed in a pot on the stove for an hour and a half and then transferred to the oven for 30 minutes.

pork in a dish for carnitas

Serve the pork carnitas with a mixture of flour and corn tortillas, rice, beans, beans and guacamole, with a few extra sliced onions, cilantro and lime. Guests can decide how they want to make their main dish which is perfect for guests with food allergies.

chunky salsa in a white bowl

Don’t forget beverages, glasses of water and Bud Light Lime-A-Ritas® are perfect.

cans of bud light lime-a-rita

Spend less time in the kitchen and more time celebrating with family and friends this Cinco de Mayo.

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