If you are looking for delicious dishes to celebrate Cinco de Mayo then Mexican inspired casseroles are a great choice. These 10 easy Cinco de Mayo casserole recipes are great for celebrating with family and friends for a potluck style dinner. Just bring one or two of these tasty casseroles and you are sure to come home with an empty dish every time!
Ten Easy Cinco de Mayo Casserole Recipes
These Cinco de Mayo Casseroles would also be a great alternative to Taco Tuesday. There are also a few different options that made the list including low carb, gluten free and vegetarian, and many are easy to customize.
These easy Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas pack a lot of flavor. You can use flour tortillas or corn tortillas as a gluten free option.
A lot of Mexican lasagna recipes call for tortillas. However, this Easy Mexican lasagna recipe actually calls for lasagna noodles and sauce, along with some key ingredients to give it some Mexican flare.
How about a Cinco de Mayo casserole recipe that calls for just 5 ingredients, and no chopping or other prep?
Just layer everything in the casserole dish for a delicious Mexican ravioli casserole (lasagna). I like that the base starts with beef ravioli so you don’t even have to brown the meat first.
If you are looking for a yummy crock pot Mexican casserole recipe then this layered burrito casserole is a great option. It’s also meatless, making it perfect for vegetarians. Just make sure you choose vegetarian refried beans since some brands are prepared with animal lard.
The complete name of this recipe is Three Bean Tamale Pie with Sweet Potato Cornbread Topping. This recipe will take a little more time to put together than the other ones on the list but you can use canned sweet potato puree as a short cut and also make the filling in advance. This tamale recipe is also a healthy vegetarian option.
If you like tater tot casseroles (sometimes referred to as a hot dish) then you will love this Mexican version that is the perfect Cinco de Mayo casserole recipe. It has both queso and cheddar cheese for some extra cheesy goodness.
This lightened up ground turkey tortilla casserole recipe is easy to customize. It features delicious layers of seasoned ground turkey along with whole wheat tortillas and cheese.
Here is another layered casserole that is easy to customize with your favorite ingredients. For example, you could easily substitute pinto or black beans for the corn.
This easy tamale pie casserole recipe is perfect for those that are looking for gluten free options. It also happens to be low carb.
Okay, so this one doesn’t qualify as a casserole but since it’s nice to have an appetizer (and it’s also assembled in a casserole dish) it made the list! This 7 Layer Black Bean Dip recipe is perfect for your party and also quite filling! It’s always nice to add a few appetizers to your Cinco de Mayo recipe menu.
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