Authentic Mexican Recipes to Enjoy for Cinco de Mayo in USA

If your idea of chalupas comes from a popular fast food chain, the one in the photo might seem sparse. 

These are actual, authentic Mexican chalupas, and their flavor and texture will make anything else you've tasted pale by comparison. 

Crisp and delicious, you can top those crispy shells however you like, with shredded pork or chicken, lettuce, queso fresco and fresh cilantro.  

If making enchiladas feels a little intimidating, rest assured that is recipe is actually incredibly easy and nearly fail-proof. 

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Enchiladas Rojas (red enchiladas) consist of warm corn tortillas dipped in a savory red sauce, filled with your choice of shredded meat, and topped off with queso fresco, and cilantro. 

This is a weeknight favorite your family will ask for again and again. 

Not in the mood for red? How about green? While we may be more familiar with the red variety, enchiladas also are can be made within a delicious green (verde) sauce, that livens things up, and offers a nice change of routine. 

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