8 Vegan Recipes for Cinco de Mayo + The Best Guacamole Recipe

8 Vegan Recipes for Cinco de Mayo + The Best Guacamole Recipe
8 Vegan Recipes for Cinco de Mayo + The Best Guacamole Recipe

Mexican food is one of my favourite cuisines Over the last few years I’ve developed many of my own delicious Mexican-inspired creations, many of which are plant-based, and others that can be made with vegan and vegetarian substitutions, and the best time of the year to highlight these recipes is on Cinco de Mayo!

These 8 vegan recipes for Cinco de Mayo are delicious, filling, and healthy! 

Vegan Kale Sweet Potato Quesadillas

8 Vegan Recipes for Cinco de Mayo + The Best Guacamole Recipe

Tex-Mex Quinoa Burritos

8 Vegan Recipes for Cinco de Mayo + The Best Guacamole Recipe

Tex-Mex Refried Beans

8 Vegan Recipes for Cinco de Mayo + The Best Guacamole Recipe

Tex-Mex Quinoa Salad

8 Vegan Recipes for Cinco de Mayo + The Best Guacamole Recipe

Cauliflower Rice with Black Beans

8 Vegan Recipes for Cinco de Mayo + The Best Guacamole Recipe

Sweet Potato Wedges with Avocado Aioli

8 Vegan Recipes for Cinco de Mayo + The Best Guacamole Recipe

Vegan Cauliflower Black Bean Chili

8 Vegan Recipes for Cinco de Mayo + The Best Guacamole Recipe

Cinnamon Sugar Tortilla Crisps

8 Vegan Recipes for Cinco de Mayo + The Best Guacamole Recipe

Nothing says Mexican cuisine like avocados, and in most of these recipes avocados are either the star ingredient, or an essential component – if you’re looking for that authentic Mexican or Tex-Mex flavour. Albeit store-bought guacamole is easily accessible and relatively inexpensive, there’s just something about homemade guac that takes Mexican-inspired recipes over the top. Why buy the packaged stuff when you can make your own with fresh ingredients? Learn how to make your own guac with these 4 Secrets to Making the Perfect Guacamole.



15 thoughts on “8 Vegan Recipes for Cinco de Mayo + The Best Guacamole Recipe”

  • There is nothing like Mexican food! Although I am a not a vegetarian I would like to try my hand at all these recipes.

  • I’ll take all of it! Everything looks so delicious and fulfilling! Doesn’t help that Mexican inspired cuisine is my favorite and I could eat it every day of the week. Off to check out your recipes!

  • Those sweet potato wedges look to die for! I just discovered my love for sweet potatoes so I will have to make these!

  • I am not a vegan but I would certainly enjoy all of these. Great recipe round up. We eat a lot of Mexican food in our family. LOVE IT! I am going to try these recipes for sure!

  • Great recipes! We enjoy Mexican food! I would love to try out the Tex-Mex Quinoa Salad, it looks so good!

  • Tami @ ThisMomsDelight 3 months ago

    I celebrate cinco de mayo probably 2-3 times per week. I love my Mexican food. I am ready to find out if your guac is as tasty as my recipe!

  • Yum and Happy Cinco de Mayo. I have a round up of recipes Cinco de mayo as well. you recipes look fabulous.

  • Tiara Wilson 3 months ago

    I absolutely love Mexican food. It’s so nice that foods now are so available regardless of what your diet is. It’s great to be able to know that you can make anything/everything without having to always use meats.

  • I can’t get enough of these! The cinnamon sugar tortilla crisps really fascinating me because who doesn’t love a Tex-Mex themed dessert? I think my favorite is the quesadillas. They look healthy and delicious!

  • Even as a meat eater these all look good! Especially those sweet potato wedges and the cauliflower rice with black beans. Yum!

  • I never really tried Mexican food before but this I am willing to give a try. It looks so yummy I want it in my tummy 🙂

  • Melanie 3 months ago

    Mexican food is one of my favorites! We have it multiple times a week. It is also one of our favorite foods to make at home, so I will definitely be trying out a few of these soon.

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