Cinco de Mayo Fiestas to Sizzle with Betty Crocker Party Food and Drink Recipes

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Looking to add heat to your Cinco de Mayo celebration? The original first lady of food – Betty Crocker – has cooked up something for everyone with 5 brand new and festive taco and margarita pairings. These party food recipes call for hungry mouths and straws (no knife or fork required!).
The brand’s food experts have skipped siestas to ensure consumers have the ultimate in unique taco and margarita recipe pairings for spicy fiestas that will impress any crowd! From vegetarian to rich beerbacoa stuffed tacos and even a fresh, skinny taco recipe, your guest list of adventurous eaters and even those who are living the weight control lifestyle will be toasting to your cooking skills at the grill.
Well, with Summer on the horizon, the majority of us are prepping for Swimsuit Season- so Betty’s got the perfect Cinco De Mayo recipes to ensure that you stay on the right track: The Skinny Citrus Shrimp Taco and Skinny Cucumber Lime SPAgarita and the Cauliflower Power Tacos and Frozen Mango COCOritas We’d be happy to send along the recipe – including ingredient information and step-by-step instructions! We also have Kristen Olson, Digital Food Editor for Betty Crocker kitchens on hand to answer any questions.
  • Skinny: Fresh. Light. Feminine. For women living the weight control lifestyle. Smart indulgers.
    • Taco: Skinny Citrus Shrimp Tacos (Skinny Shrimp Spa Tacos): Soft flour tortilla filled with warm citrus shrimp. Topped with fresh cucumber salsa and Greek yogurt crema.
    • Drink: Cucumber Lime Spagarita: Skinny Margarita infused with fresh cucumber. Made with lime juice, blanco tequila and fresh cucumber.
·         Veggie: Natural. Earthy. Real. For natural nutrition seekers. The whole food is more important than the calories.
o   Taco: Crispy Chickpea and Cauliflower Tacos/Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Tacos/Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Cilantro Pesto: Soft corn tortillas spread with cilantro-pepita pesto, then piled with roasted cauliflower and crispy seasoned chickpeas.
o   Drink: Coconut Water Margarita: made with whole fruit (such as mango), coconut water and blanco tequila. Cocorita.

  • Street/Taco Truck: Gritty. Casual. Street. Taco Truck. For adventurous eaters. Those in the know looking for both traditional and new ideas.
    • Taco: Beef Bulgogi Tacos. Global Flavor Mashup. Soft flour tortilla filled with beef bulgogi (Korean BBQ), shredded lettuce tossed in soy-lime vinaigrette and sriracha salsa.
    • Drink: Spiked Jarritos soda margarita. Sodarita. (Bright, colorful, bubbly.)
  • Street/Global Flavors: Gritty. Casual. Street. For adventurous eaters. Those in the know looking for both traditional and new ideas.
  • Taco: Faux Pho Tacos. Global Flavor Mashup. Soft flour tortilla filled with chili-soy chicken. Topped with sriracha mayo, fresh jalapeno, Thai basil and crunchy ramen noodles.
  • Drink: Teagarita. Tea-infused margarita.
 **Note this information was provided to me so I could share with my readers on behalf of Betty Crocker**


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