These easy vegan Cinco de Mayo recipes showcase all your favorites Mexican recipes veganized! Get your Cinco de Mayo menu on point with bean dips, nachos, margaritas, tacos, guacamole, and so much more.
Celebrating the holidays can be a lonely time for vegans. That’s because so many holidays focus on dishes that are not always easy to veganize. It’s one of the reasons we started this site, because Shawn and I want you to know how easy and delicious vgan can be!
Cinco de Mayo is one of the best holidays for vegans because it’s so easy to create delicious plant-based Mexican dishes.
Vegan Cinco de Mayo Recipes
If you’re curious about what all the Cinco De Mayo celebrations are all about, it literally means May 5. This day commemorates the Mexican Army’s victory at the Battle of Puebla. So, in the spirit of the holiday, we can all find our own victories to celebrate as well!
Below you’ll find salsa recipes, enchiladas, tacos, nachos, dips, and more.
Vegan Mexican Appetizers
Every time I think of Cinco de mayo, I immediately crave chips and salsa. In fact, I think you can judge the quality of a Mexican restaurant based on that one simple appetizer. How good is the chips and salsa?
The good news is that there’s a variety of delicious plant-based appetizers you can make at home that are easy and delicious.
Vegan Jalapeño Poppers
Easy Vegan Loaded Nachos
Sweet Corn Salsa
Sweet Potato Hummus
Vegan 7 Layer Dip
Vegan Queso Blanco
Mexican Side Dishes
I love the idea of creating a vegan burrito bar or taco bar. That means creating several side dishes people can use to build their own burrito. This makes the best vegan Mexican party food!
Here, you’ll find a variety of side dishes to serve alongside your favorite “South of the Border” dishes!
Black Bean Dip
Vegan Baked Beans
Mexican Cocktails and Beverages
It’s not only food for Cinco de Mayo that’s on our minds. We’re looking for tasty beverages too. And speaking of beverages, who doesn’t like a margarita?
Even if you don’t drink, you can leave out the tequila and still enjoy the delicious and refreshing fruity flavors of this favorite drink. Here are some delicious variations of Mexican cocktails and beverages, !
Vegan Skinny Piña Colada Cocktail
Vegan Taco Recipes
Vegan Taco Salad
Cinco de Mayo Dinner Recipes
If you’re ready for the main course, you’ll love these plant-based Mexican dinner recipes. You’ll find everything from soups to enchiladas, tacos and more!
Easy One-Pot Taco Red Quinoa Soup
Vegan Black Bean Burrito
So simple, so filling, so delicious, this Mexican Inspired Stuffed Sweet Potatoes by Natural Girl Modern World is picture perfect!
There are so many ingredients you can put on street tacos. One of my favorites is this bulgogi flavored jackfruit. Seriously, check out my Jackfruit Street Tacos and you’ll see why I love it so much!
Bulgogi Jackfruit Tacos
Vegan Mexican Desserts
We can’t have the best vegan Cinco de Mayo recipes without having some desserts included. That’s right. Your celebration doesn’t have to end with dinner and margaritas. You can enjoy these delicious Mexican-themed sweets with your Cinco de Mayo celebrations!
Vegan Coconut Cake
Whatever of these easy Cinco de Mayo Recipes you make, enjoy!