Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo Recipe Ideas
Courtesy of:  El Rincon, 69 North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre

1)  Horchata – fresh made water.

Ingredients  – 1 1/2 cups of rice, 1 cinnamon stick, 3 almonds, 1 cup condensed milk, 1 cup evaporated milk, 1 cup whole milk.   Mix all ingredients in a blender with 1 cup water.  Use strainer to take out left over pulp.  Place in 1 liter pitcher.  Fill rest with ice and water.  Sweeten with sugar to your preference.

2) Pico de Gallo – 1 cup diced tomatoes.   1/2 cup of onions.  Half cup of cilantro.  1 jalapeno.  1 squeezed lime and dash of salt.
3) Guacamole – 4 avocados, 3 diced tomatoes, 1/3 cup of onions, 1/3 cup cilantro, 1 diced jalapeno. 1 squeezed lime and dash of salt.
4) Nachos Tenampa = approx. 1 handful of corn chips.  1/2 cup of re-fried beans.  1/2 cup of muenster cheese.  Then add approx. 1 cup of your choice of meat (steak, chicken, or pork).  Place in oven or microwave to melt.  Top with sour cream.
5) Torta (Mexican sandwich) – purchase Mexican bread from bakery known as torta bread.  Slice down middle into sandwich slices.  Toast bread.  Ingredients in sandwich:  smear bread with 1/3 re-fried beans and guacamole. Layer your favorite meat on top with lettuce, tomato, jalapenos.

Any questions on these recipes, contact Paole at El Rincon.

For more Cinco de Mayo ideas, check out these other recipes.


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