Cinco de Mayo has become every bit as popular as St. Patrick’s Day in America. Whereas everybody is Irish on St. Paddy’s day, everyone celebrates Mexican culture here in the United States with a cerveza or two on Cinco de Mayo. Share in the festivities with a Benchmark Email Cinco de Mayo email template. We’re going to throw in some ideas for subject lines, to make it even easier. Just in case you’ve started celebrating a little early, we’re also throwing in a couple of recipe ideas that will keep the spirit of the holiday alive in your email marketing as well as in your tummies.

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Cinco de Mayo Recipes (courtesy of AllRecipes.com)

Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips

Ingredients:
2 kiwis, peeled and diced 2 Golden Delicious apples – peeled, cored and diced
8 ounces raspberries
1 pound strawberries
2 tablespoons white sugar
1 tablespoon brown sugar
3 tablespoons fruit preserves, any flavor
10 (10 inch) flour tortillas butter flavored cooking spray
2 cups cinnamon sugar Directions

Directions

1 In a large bowl, thoroughly mix kiwis, Golden Delicious apples, raspberries, strawberries, white sugar, brown sugar and fruit preserves. Cover and chill in the refrigerator at least 15 minutes.
2 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
3 Coat one side of each flour tortilla with butter flavored cooking spray. Cut into wedges and arrange in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Sprinkle wedges with desired amount of cinnamon sugar. Spray again with cooking spray.
4 Bake in the preheated oven 8 to 10 minutes. Repeat with any remaining tortilla wedges. Allow to cool approximately 15 minutes. Serve with chilled fruit mixture.

 

California Style Quesadillas

Ingredients:
6 (8 inch) Mission® 96% Fat Free Heart Healthy Soft Taco Tortillas
1 1/2 cups diced, peeled papaya
1/4 cup chopped cilantro, fresh
1/2 cup nonfat cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons diced red onion
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 cup crumbled goat cheese
1/4 cup bottled, roasted bell pepper
1 teaspoon minced, seeded jalapenos
cooking spray

Directions

1 Combine the first four ingredients in a bowl; stir well. Cover, chill and reserve.
2 Combine the goat cheese, chopped bell peppers, cream cheese, and jalapenos in a bowl, and stir well.
3 Spread about 2 tablespoons of the cheese mixture over each tortilla, and fold in half.
4 Cook quesadilla in a large non-stick skillet with cooking spray over medium heat, approximately 3 minutes per side. Cut each quesadilla half into thirds (each person gets 3 wedges).
5 Arrange quesadilla halves and 1/4 cup papaya mix on each of 6 plates. Garnish with cilantro sprigs if desired.