What Makes An Authentic Taco – Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Most taco’s are made with hamburger cooked up with Mexican spices and placed into a taco shell. The most popular toppings are cheese, lettuce and tomato and sour cream.

What about the authentic Mexican tacos?

Fact: Did you know that authentic Mexican Tacos do not use lettuce, tomato or cheese? These three ingredients are an American addition to the taco. This video from Food Network tells you more about the traditional taco of Mexico and shows you how they are made with the best combinations of meats, salsas and toppings.

Happy Cinco De Mayo

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Cinco de Mayo Party Recipes

nachoswitguacCinco de Mayo is celebrated every year on May 5th, hence Cinco de Mayo – 5th of May with parades, food, dancing and music. (Learn more about theĀ Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862 and why we celebrate this holiday all over the United States today).

This holiday has wonderful flavorful food and you can get delicious recipes for Margaritas, Churro’s, Salsa, Chimichangas, Dips, Cocktails and more on our Cinco de Mayo Recipe Board over at Pinterest.

 

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