Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With These Tasty Recipes Using StarKist

Cinco De Mayo is one of my favorite holidays! I get to eat some of my fave foods, sip on a cold margarita and fiesta into manana! We’ve found 4 great recipes from our friends at StarKist to help us celebrate today. These meals are packed with protein, flavor and are guaranteed to fuel you up for a night of salsa dancing.

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Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With These Tasty Recipes Using StarKist

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With These Tasty Recipes Using StarKist

Appetizer:

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With These Tasty Recipes

Hungry Girl’s Buffalo Tuna Taquitos

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Recipe Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 (2.6oz) Pouches-Tuna Creations® Hot Buffalo
  • 3 wedges light spreadable Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped carrots
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 8 6-inch corn tortillas
  • Optional topping: hot sauce

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.
  • In a medium bowl, stir cheese wedges until smooth. Add tuna and mozzarella cheese. Stir until uniform.
  • Mix in carrots and celery.
  • Place tortillas between 2 damp paper towels. Microwave for 1 minute, or until warm and pliable.
  • Evenly distribute tuna mixture among the tortillas. Tightly roll up each into a tube, and place on the baking sheet, seam side down. Secure with toothpicks, if needed.
  • Bake until crispy, 14 – 16 minutes.




Snack:

Spicy Salmon Mango Tortilla Boats

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: N/A
  • Recipe Yield: 1

Created by StarKist®

Ingredients:

  • 1 pouch (2.6 oz.) StarKist® Salmon Creations® Mango Chipotle
  • 2 corn tortilla flats or 1 corn tortilla salad bowl
  • 2 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
  • ½ avocado, diced
  • 2 small tomatoes, quartered

Directions:

  • Place tortilla flats on plate. Top each with half the lettuce, avocado and tomatoes.
  • Add salmon to the top of each lettuce filled bowl. Enjoy!
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Entrée:

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With These Tasty Recipes

Caribbean Tuna Salad

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: N/A
  • Recipe Yield: 8

Created by StarKist®

Ingredients:

  • 2 (5 oz.) Cans – Solid White Albacore Tuna in Water, (or NEW Low Sodium Solid White Albacore Tuna) drained
  • 212 Tbsp. light mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp. chopped chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 14 cup chopped jicama
  • 1 mango (12 diced for salad and 12 sliced for garnish)
  • 4 avocados, halved
  • Cilantro and lime juice to taste
  • Leaf lettuce, if desired

Directions:

  • In a medium bowl mix mayonnaise and chipotle pepper well. Add tuna, jicama and diced mango and mix well.
  • Cut avocados in half and remove seed. Hollow out slightly if needed.
  • Place tuna salad in avocado half and sprinkle with a little fresh lime juice and chopped cilantro. Place on lettuce-lined plate with mango slices as a garnish.




Entrée:

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With These Tasty Recipes

Simple and Spicy Tuna Taco

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: N/A
  • Recipe Yield: 2

Created by StarKist®

Ingredients:

  • 2 pouches (2.6 oz.) StarKist Tuna Creations® BOLD Jalapeno
  • 4 corn tortilla shells
  • 12 cup shredded lettuce
  • 14 cup diced tomato
  • 14 cup Monterey Jack cheese, finely shredded

Directions:

  • Place tortilla shells on plate. Distribute tuna over the shell.
  • Top with lettuce and tomato and cheese as desired.
  • Garnish with avocado and cilantro as desired




 

What great meals will you cook for Cinco De Mayo? Let us know in the comment section below!

Chat soon, Ro’Shunda

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