South Park Magazine

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Kick up your Cinco de Mayo celebration with this unique handmade savory treat. Made with corn flour (mesa harina), these tasty treats are simple to put together and can be filled to the brim with any assortment of fresh ingredients.An authentic favorite is filled with spicy chorizo sausage, avocado and charred grilled corn. The addition of thin sliced hot peppers, crumbly quesco fresco and crunchy cabbage will make these more than just your Cinco de Mayo show stopper. Try filling the sopes with mini salads, grilled vegetables or steak and beans and serve with rice for a mid-week dinner.The recipe below calls for the sopes to be fried but they can also be baked at 350 until just cooked through, about 10 minutes. Allow to cool and assemble with your favorite combinations.For more great recipes watch Chef Troy live on WCCB Charlotte every Tuesday from 7-9 and visit

Chorizo, Corn, Avocado Sopes