Family Fiesta Dinner Menuby ModernMom Staff
Spice up the family dinner by turning your table into a fun family fiesta!
We rounded up some of our favorite South of the Border-inspired recipes. With these great ideas, you can put together a Mexican menu your little ones will love - as easy as one, two, three!
1. Chips and Dip
Kids love to dip and these yummy recipes make for great starters!
Edamame Guacamole - With much less fat than traditional guac, this edamame guacamole really takes it up to the next (nutritional) level. Serve it with raw vegetables or baked chili lime pita chips. [Edamame Guacamole Recipe]
Pineapple Salsa - Give your meal a tropical twist with some sweet and spicy pineapple salsa. Not only does it taste great, but it adds a colorful touch to any table. [Pineapple Salsa Recipe]
2. Serve up Some Salad
Why not toss up a scrumptious Southwest salad? This vegetarian options is a lighter alternative to heavy tacos or burritos and is the perfect side dish at a big family dinner.
(For those who want to make salad the main course, check out this healthy salmon tostada salad recipe.)
3. Taco, Taco, Tacos!
Finally, it's taco time!
Fish Tacos - For more adventurous eaters, these fish tacos are absolutely delicious. Served in pumpkin seed chipotle sauce with pan-fried avocado, this is a main course that's sure to impress.
Spaghetti Tacos - Want to make the meal fun for little ones? Check out this recipe for spaghetti tacos! Kids will love the combination of two familiar favorites. Yum!
And last but not least, if you want to make some grown-up drinks for your fiesta, don't miss this classic cocktail recipe for the perfect margarita.