Tacos are an iconic American food with Mexican influences. Made with a hard, crispy shell and typically featuring toppings like lettuce, tomato, and shredded cheese, tacos have become beloved snacks among millions of diners across America.
Taco seasoning, a flavorful spice blend essential to tacos, can be purchased from your favorite store or easily made at home with ingredients likely already in your pantry.
Rotisserie Chicken Tacos
Rotisserie chicken makes for an easy and delicious taco recipe, featuring seasoned shredded chicken stuffed into corn shells and topped with your favorite toppings. Make dinner extra special this week by trying these easy taco recipes featuring your favorite ingredients!
If you’re in search of a quick and easy dinner that everyone will love, these tacos are sure to please. Made with rotisserie chicken that has been sauteed quickly with onion and an aromatic blend of spices, they make for the ideal filling for toasted tortillas.
These tacos are easy to customize with what ingredients you already have on hand in the pantry or fridge. Greek yogurt can serve as a creamy alternative to sour cream, or melt cheese directly into the shredded chicken for an incredibly flavorful variation.
These tacos can also be topped with pico de gallo, guacamole or homemade salsa! For an extra spicy kick, add fresh cilantro or chopped jalapenos!
This recipe can also be made with leftover shredded rotisserie chicken from your refrigerator. Simply reheat it in the oven for an even more delectable meal!
This recipe calls for shredded chicken that’s covered in a zesty Mexican-inspired sauce made up of chipotle tomato sauce, onions and garlic. When stirred into refried beans for an effortless dinner that everyone will love – everyone wins!
These rotisserie chicken tacos are the epitome of comfort food. Not only do they take less than 30 minutes to prepare, but they’re also perfect for an easy dinner or party! Serve these healthy yet refreshing tacos over salad greens for an extra healthy and refreshing meal.
Vegetarian Tacos with Chili-Spiced Tofu
Tacos may be considered a meat-filled food, but they’re actually packed with protein and healthy, nutrient-dense ingredients. If you’re trying to reduce meat in your diet or simply add more veggies into your meals, these vegetarian taco recipes are an ideal starting point.
These chili spiced tofu tacos are a quick, effortless dish that can be prepared in 30 minutes! Packed with nutritious ingredients, they make for an ideal dinner whether you have time for a casual evening or are on a tight weeknight schedule.
This tofu dish is coated in a delicious blend of spices and cooked until it’s crisp and golden. Finally, it’s topped off with cabbage slaw and creamy avocado slices for an irresistible presentation.
This budget-friendly recipe is the perfect treat for your family and friends, while being ideal for those with health issues since there’s no added sugar or salt added.
You can make this recipe without the spicy sauce if desired. Simply add some mild green chile or remove the jalapeo from the sauce to reduce its heat level.
This vegan and gluten-free burrito features quinoa, pinto beans and tofu for a filling base for tacos. Top it off with your favorite veggies, shredded cheese and salsa for an unforgettable flavor.
These tacos are packed with flavor and a zesty cilantro-lime dressing. You can even use store-bought tortillas for this recipe, which serves three to four people.
Grilled Shrimp Tacos
If you’re in search of a quick, effortless summer meal, these grilled shrimp tacos are your ideal pick. Packed with smoky, spicy shrimp, crunchy cabbage & radish slaw and an irresistibly creamy shrimp taco sauce – they make for one delicious meal!
These tacos are so convenient – you can have them ready in under 30 minutes! Simply pile juicy, smoky grilled shrimp onto warm tortillas and top with crunchy cabbage and radishes, creamy shrimp taco sauce, and fresh cilantro for an irresistible meal!
These appetizers make the perfect appetizer for parties and cookouts! You can prepare everything ahead of time, so all that’s left for you to do is fire up the grill when serving them up!
To prepare the marinade, combine lime juice, pressed garlic, olive oil, cilantro, brown sugar and seasonings in a small mixing bowl. Next add shrimp and toss evenly so they are coated evenly. Set aside for 15-30 minutes to marinate and allow flavors to meld together.
When grilling shrimp, use a skewer to facilitate turning. You can use either metal skewers or wood skewers that have been soaked in water for this purpose.
Thread the skewers onto the grill and cook for 3 minutes per side. If you prefer not to use skewers, you can also grill shrimp in a grill basket.
Once cooked, assemble the tacos with grilled shrimp, cabbage and radish slaw, spicy pink mayo, Cotija cheese, and any additional toppings desired! For extra heat, you can garnish each taco with a thinly-sliced jalapeo pepper.
These grilled shrimp tacos make an ideal family dinner. They’re filling enough to serve as an entree, but you can also easily whip them up for a weeknight meal or take them on your picnic!
Fish Stick Tacos
Fish sticks are an iconic American taco recipe that’s often served as a quick and convenient meal. While they’re popular at restaurants, you can easily make them at home with just a few ingredients.
For this recipe, white-fleshed mild saltwater fish such as cod, halibut, snapper, grouper, flounder and catfish make excellent options. These varieties can usually be found at most supermarkets and grocery stores but may also be found at specialty seafood markets or online.
These tacos can be served in corn tortillas or flour tortillas for a more authentic flavor. Charring your tortillas on the grill adds an extra layer of flavor and texture.
Baja Fish Stick Tacos are made with an easy slaw mix that includes cabbage and avocado plus lemon and lime juices. This adds a fresh, citrusy taste that pairs perfectly with mild, white-fleshed fish.
These fish stick tacos are even better with sweet corn added! Finish them off with diced tomatoes, red onion, cilantro and more lime juice for an irresistible flavorful finishing touch.
These fish tacos make the perfect meal for any night of the week! They’re easy to prepare and can be enjoyed alone or with your favorite toppings.
These fish tacos can be topped off with any topping you like, but I recommend serving them with a cool and crisp cabbage slaw. Tossed together with lime juice and mayonnaise for an irresistibly creamy base that’s brightened up by the crunch of cabbage.
To keep these tacos moist, brush them with lime juice and chili powder. Or you could drizzle a light green sauce made with fresh lime, herbs, and capers on top for extra flavor!
Vegetarian Tacos with Cabbage Slaw
These vegetarian tacos make an easy weeknight dinner with their zesty cabbage slaw. Perfect for Meatless Monday or any other day of the week!
Cabbage is an incredible vegetable, packed with essential nutrients, antioxidants and fiber. Not only that, but it’s incredibly versatile too – great on its own as a side dish, in tacos for crunch or as part of a main course with quinoa or avocado!
Shredded red cabbage is dressed with a simple dressing of lime juice and salt to soften its crunchy texture. This salad recipe makes use of leftover cabbage from another recipe or salads, and can easily be prepared ahead of time.
These tacos are packed with flavor and perfect for any Mexican night! They’re easy to make and sure to please everyone in your family.
If you’re searching for an easy, quick dinner that packs Mexican flavors and will wow guests, these tofu tacos are the ideal option! They take only 30 minutes to make and will surely please everyone on your guest list.
Make this delicious slaw ahead of time and store it in the fridge for up to three days – just remember to keep it refrigerated so the flavors stay fresh.
This delicious slaw is the perfect topping for tacos, burritos or even burgers! It’s a nutritious meal that looks beautiful too – an absolutely delightful combination!
This slaw is perfect paired with grilled tofu or on its own as a side dish! It’s the ideal meal for those looking for an easy Mexican dinner that is vegan and gluten-free, plus it makes a great picnic food!