Food·Posted on Apr 30, 201617 Cinco De Mayo Recipes To Try This Year¡Fiesta!by Catherine O'DonnellBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Roberto Santibañez' Classic Guacamole James Ransom / food52.com There's no such thing as a Cinco de Mayo without guacamole. Trust me. Get the recipe. 2. Cuban Avocado, Watercress, and Pineapple Salad James Ransom / food52.com Not every dish you eat this Cinco de Mayo has to be covered in melted cheese. Get the recipe. 3. Chicken and Black Bean Nachos James Ransom / food52.com Did someone say melted cheese? Get the recipe. 4. Margarita James Ransom / food52.com If a drink is your idea of tapas, we've got you covered. Get the recipe. 5. Salsa Verde James Ransom / food52.com Put the store-bought stuff to shame. Get the recipe. 6. Fried Avocado Tacos with Sesame and Lime James Ransom / food52.com Take your avocado to the next level, by way of a crispy fry. Get the recipe. 7. Citrus Pulled Pork Tacos James Ransom / food52.com Break out the Crock Pot. Get the recipe. 8. Refried Beans with Cinnamon and Clove James Ransom / food52.com Refried beans, like you've never seen before. Get the recipe. 9. Spicy Shrimp James Ransom / food52.com Make sure to save a couple for the chef, as these will disappear quick. Get the recipe. 10. Serrano Ham and Manchego Croquetas James Ransom / food52.com Fried ham and cheese sounds like a v. good idea. Get the recipe. 11. Queso Fundido con Hongos Bobbi Lin / food52.com Keep tortillas on deck for bathing in this melted cheese. Get the recipe. 12. Smashed Pea Guacamole with Cilantro, Ginger and Lime James Ransom / food52.com Fan or foe? Get the recipe. 13. Feta Quesadillas with Fresh Pico de Gallo and Avocado James Ransom / food52.com Growing up means putting feta in your quesadilla instead of Kraft. Get the recipe. 14. Grilled Corn with Basil Butter James Ransom / food52.com Go char or go home. Get the recipe. 15. Pork Belly Carnitas Mark Weinberg / food52.com Tender and crispy pork belly, could you want anything more? Get the recipe. 16. Crispy, Oven-Baked Tortilla Chips Ashley McLaughlin / food52.com Remember to squeeze fresh lime juice on them after baking. Get the recipe. 17. Chimichurri Lamb Chops James Ransom / food52.com Three's a (delicious) crowd. Get the recipe. For more Cinco de Mayo recipes, head to Food52.