50 Recipes To Help You Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

Churros, tacos and oh so many margaritas!

Thursday May, 5 is Cinco De Mayo, which means tequila will be flowing and tacos will be everywhere.

But while the Mexican holiday is most commonly associated with these foods, the real reason the day is celebrated is to honour the Mexican army's unexpected triumph over Napoleon III on May 5, 1862, Newsy's Jasmine Bailey explains in the video above.

And since we might over do it on yummy and savoury Mexican treats tomorrow, we think this Cinderella story is worth cheering on.

Checkout the slideshow below for 50 insanely delicious recipes to help you celebrate Cinco De Mayo. From tequila infused treats to traditional tacos to salsa and guacamole galore, just try to resist these recipes.

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