Cinco de Mayo is Spanish for “May 5th” or literally, “Five of May”. In the United States, it is sometimes mistaken as Mexico’s Independence Day but actually celebrates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
Although it was not a major strategic win in the overall war against the French, the Mexican Army was able to overcome overwhelming odds by defeating a much larger and better equipped French Army. The victory represented a significant morale boost to the Mexican people and bolstered the resistance movement.
We take a lot of inspiration from our Mexican neighbor in American cuisine and Frontier Soups is no exception. We love the zestiness of authentic Southwestern spices and have incorporated the flavors into some of our best tasting soups:
South of the Border Tortilla Soup Mix – Our top seller and NASFT Sofi Award winner includes Mexican spices, black beans, peppers and sweet corn. Add chicken, salsa and tortilla chips to finish. This soup is so good, you’ll want to host a party!
Arizona Sunset Enchilada Soup Mix – Features white beans, diced peppers and sweet potato with warm chili
seasonings and masa corn flour. Add chicken and salsa verde for the
delicious taste of enchiladas in a soup.
California Gold Rush White Bean Chili – This mild chili mix combines sweet potatoes and peppers with added artichoke hearts and ground turkey for a savory white bean chili.
Texas Wrangler Black Bean Soup – A rich and flavorful pureed meatless soup, add purple onions and orange juice for a sweet tang and satisfying meal.
All four soup mixes are included in our discounted Southwestern Soup 4-Pack!
Happy Cinco de Mayo!