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Fun Cinco de Mayo recipes to make with your kids

Cinco de Mayo is a fun holiday to celebrate with your whole family, because it's chock-full not only of history, but also of fabulous food! Here are some recipes you can make with your kids that are a fun change from the everyday stuff you usually make at home. (Unless you're lucky enough to have some great Mexican chefs in your family background!)

 

Mango Chicken Quesadillas

Ingredients

  •          brown mustard 3 tablespoons
  •          honey 2 tablespoons
  •          Tabasco or hot sauce 3 teaspoons
  •          salt 1 teaspoon
  •          Whole rotisserie chicken 1
  •          mozzarella 1 cup
  •          small red onion 1
  •          bunch cilantro 2.1
  •          ripened mango 1
  •          8-10 inch flour tortillas
  •          non-stick spray
  •          sour cream, optional

Preparation

  1.        Combine first four ingredients in a small bowl and mix with shredded chicken.
  2.        Heat a large IMUSA cast aluminum Comal on medium heat and spray lightly with some non-stick spray.
  3.        Add flour tortilla and spray top side with more non-stick spray.
  4.        After a minute, flip the tortilla and evenly spread ½ cup of cheese.
  5.        Then spread on half of the tortilla some chicken mixture, onions, cilantro, and mango.
  6.        Fold over tortilla, like a book, and allow cheese to melt completely. Cut into 4 wedges and serve with sour cream, if desired.

 

Mango Guacamole Recipe

Ingredients

  •                      3 ripened avocados 3
  •                      1 ripened mango
  •                      ¼ cup lime juice ¼ cup
  •                      ½ cup cilantro ½ cup
  •                      ½ cup white onion ½ cup
  •                      3 teaspoons salt

Preparation

  1.        In your IMUSA Molcajete, add half of the diced mangos and mash with the pestle into a pulp.
  2.        Then add one avocado and mash into a pulp with the mango.
  3.        In a separate bowl mix remaining ingredients, including mango, and add more lime juice if needed.
  4.        Fold mixture with pulp inside Molcajete and serve with tortilla chips.

 

White Wine / White Grape Juice Sangria

Ingredients

  •          1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice (about 4 oranges)
  •          1 bottle white wine, like Pinot Grigio -- or for kids, use white grape juice
  •          ¼ cup agave nectar
  •          1 red apple, diced
  •          1 cup pineapple, diced
  •          ½ cup seedless grapes, cut in half
  •          1 lime, thinly sliced
  •          Club soda

 

Preparation

  1.        Use your IMUSA Citrus Juicer to extract the juice of 4 oranges, to yield 1 cup of juice. In a large pitcher, combine the orange juice, white wine, agave nectar, apple, pineapple, grapes and lime. Stir until well combined. Reserve in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  2.        Add 2 ice cubes to each glass, then pour the sangria until the glass is ¾ full. Use a long spoon to scoop some fruit into the glass. Top off with club soda. Cheers!

 

 

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