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25 restaurant-quality Mexican recipes you can easily make at home

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a SmartPoints-friendly spread.

With social distancing measures in effect, huge Cinco de Mayo gatherings aren’t happening this year. But that’s no reason to give up your guacamole dreams. You can still toast this May 5 annual observance—which commemorates Mexico’s 1862 victory over invading French forces at the Battle of Puebla—with delicious homemade dishes inspired by Mexican cuisine. Scroll down if you’d like to start with a SmartPoints®-friendly margarita, then take your pick of tostadas, tacos, street corn, cheesy dip, and so much more. On Cinco de Mayo, the real party is on your plate.