Spice up Taco Tuesday with these Tasty Taco Ideas! 40 easy and delicious recipes, from beef and chicken, to vegetarian and breakfast tacos.
Get out your guac and wrangle those tortillas, ‘cause it’s officially taco o’clock. If you’ve been searching for the best taco recipes to spice up taco night, feast your eyes (and actually feast) on these ultra-tasty taco ideas.
From meaty to vegetarian, breakfast and beyond, this is the ultimate list of taco recipes. Plus, check out easy topping suggestions further down in the post. De nada!
From tender ground beef to juicy steak, discover all the many ways to enjoy beef tacos.
Grilled Steak Street Tacos
A little luxury goes a long way when it comes to these grilled filet mignon tacos! Full of flavor and texture thanks to mango, avocado, and chargrilled onions, this is a 20-minute, elevated street food-style taco everyone goes wild for.
Restaurant Style Carne Asada Soft Tacos with Guacamole and Corn
Whether you’re planning a Cinco de Mayo celebration or feeding the fam during the week, these delicious carne asada soft tacos are the ticket to big flavor. Perfectly seasoned, tender tacos stuffed with flank steak, guac, and corn.
Ground Beef Southwestern Style Tacos
All the Southwestern favorites are wrapped up in this taco recipe: hearty pinto beans, tender ground beef, roasted corn, juicy tomatoes, and crispy red onion. Topped with crumbled cotija cheese and cilantro for the perfect combo of Southwest flavors in every bite.
Easy Instant Pot Ground Beef Tacos
Make tender and juicy ground beef taco meat from scratch, basically hands-free with the Instant Pot! The pressure cooker works its magic for the most succulent, flavorful filler for all your favorite beef taco recipes.
Cluckin’ delicious chicken taco ideas! These recipes are easy, protein-packed, and full of flavor.
Air Fryer Tacos
If you haven’t made tacos in your air fryer yet, let this be the recipe to change that! These mouthwatering chicken tacos are all kinds of crispy and crunchy, and so easy to make.
Beergarita Pulled Chicken
You’re going to love loading this flavorful pulled chicken recipe into tacos, and more. Beergarita chicken is a citrusy, tender, and delicious flavor bomb inspired by the classic beer and margarita combo. You’ll be making these every Taco Tuesday from now on!
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken Tacos Recipe
Pile all the healthy ingredients for this flavorful, succulent salsa chicken into your slow cooker and then let the magic happen! Slow cooking brings out all the wonderful Mexican flavor, for tender chicken that’s ready to be stuffed into taco shells.
Easy Chipotle Chicken Tacos with Pineapple Salsa
Fresh sweet pineapple brings out the beauty of these zingy chipotle chicken tacos. Sweet, savory, spicy – the trifecta of flavor! Make these from scratch, including the pineapple salsa, for an easy family meal.
Tacos loaded with all sorts of tasty breakfast ingredients? That’s what we’re taco-n’ about.
Quinoa Breakfast Tacos with Kale + Butternut Squash
Nutritious plant-powered breakfast tacos prepared with hearty quinoa, leafy kale and sweet butternut squash. The ultimate way to get your daily veggie fix, first thing in the morning!
Vegetarian & Vegan Tacos
Get creative with these fast and delicious, vegetarian and vegan-friendly taco ideas.
Tofu Street Tacos
These food truck-inspired tofu tacos are like a little warm hug that you can give yourself. Make these now and thank us later – you won’t be able to get enough of the crispy seasoned tofu combined with pickled onions and radishes, all wrapped up in a soft tortilla.
BBQ Chickpea Tacos with Kale Cabbage Slaw (Vegan)
Tangy BBQ chickpeas are loaded into tortillas with kale and cabbage slaw and pickled onions in this flavor-filled taco recipe. A smoky, savory vegetarian option for taco night or game day!
Crispy Cauliflower Tacos with Chipotle Crema
As a vegetarian you may have had crispy baked cauliflower – but you haven’t lived unless you’ve put it in a taco! Breaded cauliflower florets are baked to perfection, then served in a tortilla with crunchy cabbage slaw and drizzled with an out-of-this-world chipotle crema.
Taco Topping Ideas
So, you’ve found your new favorite taco recipe. Now, there are so many ways to customize it! Plan your toppings from these easy ideas:
- Shredded lettuce or cabbage
- Lime wedges
- Diced tomatoes
- Guacamole or avocado
- Refried beans
- Salsa or pico de gallo
- Pickled red onions
- Shredded cheese (cheddar, cotija, goats cheese, Monterey Jack)
- Green onions or chives
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