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Tacos aren’t only for Tuesdays.
This delicious bite, which some might categorize as a sandwich, is an amazing vehicle for bold and flavorful fillings. While traditional tacos embrace classic Mexican flavors, this street food has become a way to celebrate a fusion of flavors. From tropical to Asian, to meat heavy to vegetarian, the taco can made and enjoyed in a variety of ways. To give you some inspiration for a fun dinner and interactive food night with your family, check out these 6 amazing taco recipes!
1. Black Bean and Sweet Potato Tacos
A delicious recipe for #MeatlessMonday. London from Gluten Free with LB shares this great gluten free and vegetarian recipe. Filled with hearty refried black beans and nutrition packed sweet potatoes, this recipe is super filling and great to enjoy any time of the day- including breakfast!
2. Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas
Mike and Patty from Chili Pepper Madness share their great recipe for a slow cook recipe! Making juicy carnitas in the crock pot that easily shred is a super idea to save time for your taco night and an even better way to ensure a juicy and flavor packed bite! Check out their delicious recipe!
3. Flank Steak Tacos with Cilantro Lime Yogurt Sauce
Annie from The Garlic Diaries shares a hearty and meat filled recipe for a steak taco. Marinating and then grilling her steak allows for extra flavor and juice to be sealed in. To finish off this delicious recipe, drizzle some cilantro lime yogurt sauce for a cooling and tangy bite!
4. Paleo Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos
If seafood is your thing and you need a great paleo-friendly recipe, than this bang bang recipe from Lauren of Wicked Spatula is just the thing to try! Frying her shrimp to golden crispy perfection, this dish is topped with a tangy vinegar slaw and a creamy chili sauce. Yum!
5. Roasted Cauliflower Street Tacos
Sarah from Live Eat Learn shares a delicious recipe for dairy free, gluten free, and vegetarian bites! Using cauliflower as a base to replace meat, Sarah also adds in chickpeas for some heartiness (cheers to the year of the legumes!). Topped with a tangy cabbage slaw, these vegetarian bites pack big flavor!
6. Amazing Mahi Mahi Tacos
Kris and Wesley, the dynamic duo behind the blog, How to Feed a Loon, share a delicious Mahi Mahi recipe to celebrate these delicious food! Topped with an avocado lime slaw for a rich and crunchy bite, this recipe is finished off with chipotle mayo to give this bite a real kick! If looking for a great fish taco recipe, check this one out!
Love tacos? Share your favorite ways to make them in the comments below!