Skinny Mezcal Margarita + 50 Cinco de Mayo Recipes

You’ll LOVE this Skinny Mezcal Margarita featured in my Cinco de Mayo Recipes round-up! Get the recipe + 49 more of the most delicious Mexican inspired appetizers, drinks, desserts & everything in between.

Cinco de Mayo Recipes collage featuring a mezcal margarita, vegetable enchiladas. refried beans, and sherbet.
These Cinco de Mayo Recipes are (mostly) healthy and gluten free too!

Let’s have a fiesta!

I’ll bring the Skinny Mezcal Margaritas.

My food blogging friends are bringing their favorite Mexican inspired healthy, gluten-free Cinco de Mayo recipes.

And you…

You just need to show up, and bring your heartiest appetite. And, maybe your dancing shoes!

Happy Cinco de Mayo!!!

Note: All Cinco de Mayo recipes are naturally gluten-free or have gluten-free {GF} substitutions noted. {V} designates vegan recipes, and {Veg} designates vegetarian recipes. Enjoy!

Cinco de Mayo Drinks

Cinco de Mayo Recipes - Skinny Mezcal Margarita
mezcal margarita in a blue rimmed glass on a tray with lime, salt, and jalapenos

Skinny Grapefruit Jalapeno Mezcal Margarita

If you like mezcal and margaritas you will LOVE this Skinny Grapefruit Jalapeno Mezcal Margarita!
5 from 1 vote
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 serving


  • 1/2 grapefruit, juiced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 slice jalapeno, with or without seeds
  • 1 1/2 ounce mezcal
  • 1/2 ounce Grand Marnier
  • 1 cup ice
  • Margarita Salt, optional


  • Place juices, jalapeno, mezcal, Grand Marnier, and ice in a blender. Pulse until flash blended to desired consistency. Pour into glass (with or without salt) to serve.


Fun Mexican Glassware Ideas:



Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 2g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 457mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 2385IU | Vitamin C: 164.6mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 0.6mg
EA Stewart, RD | Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Course Beverage, Cocktails
Cuisine Gluten Free, Mexican, Vegan
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Cinco de Mayo Appetizers

Cinco de Mayo recipes - Healthy Queso Dip in a White Bowl

Main Dishes

Vegetable Enchiladas

Sides, Salads, & Soup

Crockpot Refried Beans in a white bowl.
Recipe and image by Megan at Allergy Free Alaska.

It wouldn’t be a Cinco de Mayo recipes round-up without the World’s Best Crockpot Refried Beans!

Cinco de Mayo Desserts

Cinco de Mayo Recipes - Tequila Sunrise Sorbet in a white bowl.
Tequila Sunrise Sorbet recipe and image by Alex at Delish Knowledge.

Let’s Chat!

Have you ever had a Mezcal Margarita before? Which of these yummy Cinco de Mayo recipes do you want to try first???

P.S. I didn’t drink the worm 🙂