Gluten-Free Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with classic gluten-free food and drink recipes!

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated each May 5th, not only in Mexico but north-of-the-border as well. Join in this celebration of Mexican heritage and the amazing foods that are Mexico's gift to the world.

Be sure your tortilla chips are gluten-free or make your own with our recipe for homemade corn tortillas.

  • 01 of 08
    chicken tacos
    Julie Toy / Getty Images

    Not only does this gluten-free taco recipe sport colorful wedges of healthy avocado, shredded spinach and red onions add antioxidant power in this gluten-free kid friendly recipe.

  • 02 of 08
    Gluten-Free Homemade Guacamole Recipe Image Teri Gruss
    Teri Lee Gruss

    Homemade guacamole is so easy to make, especially when you use a food processor to prepare this healthy recipe. Our recipe for gluten-free homemade guacamole is full of fresh, authentic flavor - a must for Cinco de Mayo celebrations!

  • 03 of 08
    Fish tacos
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    If you've never had a fish taco there's no better time than Cinco de Mayo to try one. Seasoned coleslaw with minced jalapeños and fusion mayo add flavor and crunch to this, one of our favorite taco recipes.

  • 04 of 08
    Mango salsa in bowl, close up
    Pauline Stevens / Getty Images

    Fresh mango salsa is a fruity, naturally sweetened alternative to tomato-pepper salsas. Delicious and definitely a good way to get your gluten-free kids to eat fresh produce!

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  • 05 of 08
    Yellow Corn Tortillas
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    You would be surprised at just how easy it is to make homemade corn tortillas. Be sure the store-bought corn tortillas and seasoning you use are gluten-free.

    One of the great things about this recipe is that you can control the amount of salt and seasonings you use in the recipe. Try sprinkling the wedges with your own homemade gluten-free taco seasonings for real Mexican flavor.

  • 06 of 08
    Caramel Flan

    The Spruce

    Flan is made with simple ingredients - eggs, sugar, sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk and vanilla. The rich, creamy flavor and texture is anything but simple, it's muy, muy bueno and one of my all-time favorite desserts. VIVA la Flan!

  • 07 of 08
    Margarita
    Claire Cohen

    What would a Cinco de Mayo celebration be without margaritas? Whether you like the classic margarita, the frozen margarita, or the spicy pineapple jalapeño margarita, we've got you covered for these delicious beverages.

  • 08 of 08
    Dishes of arroz con leche
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    This easy recipe for arroz con leche -Mexican rice and milk- is spiced with cinnamon and vanilla, traditional Mexican dessert flavors. Kids love this simple dessert.