Let’s Taco About the Fifth!
What are your Cinco de Mayo plans? We have some suggestions for keeping it delicious and simple. Start the evening with a fresh and fruity margarita you can make with local berries – it comes together in the blender in minutes! And our recipe for Honey and Lime Shrimp Tacos uses only one pan for fast and easy prep.
Cinco de Baya Margarita
1½ cups strawberries, hulled
1 (6-oz.) container blackberries
1 (6-oz.) container raspberries
1 (4.4-oz.) container blueberries
1½ cups tequila
1/2 cup cranberry juice
1/2 cup lime juice
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup triple sec
Lime wedge (for garnish)
Prep: 5 minutes, Serves: 4 to 6
Blend all ingredients with ice. Can also be served on the rocks, if desired. Garnish with lime wedge.
(based on 5): 300 calories, 1 g protein, 0 g total fat (0 g sat., 0 g trans), 37 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 28 g sugar, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 mg sodium, 5 points
Honey and Lime Shrimp Tacos
These sweet and tangy shrimp tacos are the perfect complement to a Cinco de Baya Margarita. Feliz Cinco de Mayo!
8 corn tortillas
1 tbsp. oil
1 lb. shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
1 tbsp. honey
1½ tsp. Morton & Bassett Mexican Seasoning
Shredded romaine or cabbage
Shredded Jack cheese
Fresh pico de gallo
Prep: 20 minutes, Cook: 10 minutes, Serves: 4
1. Warm tortillas in the microwave for 1 to 2 minutes or lightly fry in a small amount of oil until crisp; fold in half.
2. Heat oil in a medium skillet. Add shrimp and cook over medium-high heat for a minute or two on each side or until mostly pink. Stir in lime juice, honey and Mexican seasoning; cook for about 2 minutes more until mixture is thick and glazes shrimp.
3. Spoon into warmed tortillas and top with lettuce, cheese, avocado and pico de gallo.
330 calories, 6 g protein, 17 g total fat (45 g sat.), 41 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 6 g sugar, 15 mg cholesterol, 350 mg sodium, 7 points