Tasty Thursdays... Cinco de Mayo eddition

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo here are some classic Mexican inspired treats.
{photo via Penny Maxwell}
 7 Layer Dip1 16 oz can of re-fried beans
1/2 pack of taco seasoning
6 oz of avocado dip (Trader Joes has the guacamole packaged already)
1 8 oz carton of sour cream
4 1/2 oz sliced black olives
1 lg tomato, chopped and seeded
2 green onions, chopped, including green tops
1 1/2 cups of shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
Spread beans on the bottom of the dish. Pour guacamole on top of beans. Combine sour cream and taco seasoning mix. Pour on top of guacamole. Then add the remaining ingredients in the order listed. Serve with corn chips or tortilla chips.
{photo via Epicurious}
Classic Margarita
1/2 ounce silver tequila
3/4 ounce triple sec
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/2 tablespoon simple syrup
lime wedges and salted rim for garnish

Cinco de Mayo Link Love:
~Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Chicago with an outdoor music festival in River North.
~ Cinco de Mayo printables and festive DIY banner
~ A new culinary twist on Cinco de Mayo classic with a Margarita Jello Shot
~ Cinco de Mayo party inspiration

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