Looking for an easy yet delicious taco recipe? Look no further. These 31 Easy and Delicious Taco Recipes are super simple and very tasty.
What is in a Traditional Taco?
A traditional taco will normally consist of grilled or stewed meat with garnishments. The garnishes may be:
Pico de gallo,
Salsa (homemade, of course)
All of these (and sometimes more) will be served on a soft tortilla. Usually the tortillas will be corn, but sometimes flour will be used.
Is Taco Spanish or Mexican?
Some researchers believe that the taco originated in Mexico, before the Spaniards arrived there. Fresh corn tortillas were used to hold the fillings, which could have been fish or other meats.
How is a Taco Made?
Tacos normally have a tortilla that can be corn or flour, soft or crispy. Sometimes, the tortillas are doubled (two per taco) to help prevent the tortillas from falling apart while being eaten. The fillings of a taco can include, but are not limited to:
There is no correct or incorrect way to stack a taco. It works well to spread the sour cream on the taco shell, then add meat, cheese, lettuce, tomato, any other items.
Why are Street Tacos so Small?
Street tacos are usually made with a smaller tortilla than regular tacos. The street taco was originally sold on the street at vendor carts or food trucks. The smaller tacos can be held and eaten with one hand. This makes it easier to eat while walking.
Should Tacos be Flour or Corn?
Corn tortillas are normally preferable for tacos. They add a distinctive flavor and texture that you will not get with flour tortillas. However, if you are planning to make a ginormous taco, flour tortillas may better accommodate that.
Get some boneless chicken and cook it in your slow cooker, instant pot, frying pan, or in the oven...it just doesn't matter how you cook it. If you want a quick and easy way to shred the chicken, use your hand mixer. Yes, really. Add cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and whatever else you want. Then, ENJOY!
This taco salad is not only delicious, but it is also beautiful! Your family (and friends) are going to be so impressed when you place this beautiful salad in front of them. Then, they'll be totally stunned by the flavors.
OH My Goodness!! Do you love buffalo chicken? Then you've got to try these buffalo chicken tacos. Just pop all that chicken and spices into your instant pot, give it 8 minutes to cook, and BINGO! You've got the ingredients for the best Buffalo Chicken Tacos you've ever eaten.
How much easier can it get? Just pop a pound of ground beef, 1 chopped onion, canned corn and chili beans, plus a little seasoning into your instant pot! Serve in a taco shell with banana pepper garnish. That's it...well, except for the eating part, which you and yours will all enjoy!
Ceviche, ceviche, ceviche...Oh, how I love you! Just take a few minutes the evening before to prepare the shrimp. Then all you have to do for dinner is chop an onion, cube a tomato, and set it on the table with some tortillas.
Put the rum in the instant pot, to make it taste better...well, it sounded good when I was singing it. But you do put the rum and the lime and the chicken and spices in the instant pot. Then, you come up with a delicious taco that you'll want to make every week!
Who would have ever thought of cooking tacos in an instant pot? Just put the chicken, tomato sauce, and seasoning in the pot, and cook for 5 to 6 minutes. Surprise! Add some fresh stuff, like shredded cheese, lettuce and tomato, and you'll have an amazing dinner on the table before you can say "jalapeno in a box".
This is a very simple recipe for a truly delicious street taco. Flank steak, cilantro, lime, onion, garlic...it's that easy to put together these tacos. You'll want to have them for taco night, Monday night, Sunday night, Wednesday night...
Anytime you put shrimp and taco in the same sentence, you're bound to be talking about something good. But these tacos are STUPID SIMPLE...not just simple. You can go from fridge to tummy in about 20 minutes!