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Our favorite recipes for tacos - 77 recipes

Tacos are probably the most well- known staple of Mexican food. They can be hard-shell or soft-shell, using either flour or corn tortillas. You can fill them with a variety of things, including meat, fish, vegetables or cheese. They are usually served with sour cream, salsa and guacamole as well as shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes and cilantro. There are many variations of tacos, such as taco pie, taco soup, taco dip and taco salad. They are a great way to recycle leftovers and kids love composing their own with whatever ingredients you have on hand.

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Ingredients

  • 2 large water or soda bottles (empty)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Ready 2 large plastic bottles, cleaned and dried.
  3. Add 1 cup of flour to each bottle.
  4. Add 1/2 cup of sugar to each.
  5. Melt butter, then add equal halves to each bottle.
  6. Add 6 eggs, 3 in each.
  7. Add 1/2 tbsp of baking powder to each.
  8. Add 1/2 cup of heavy cream to each.
  9. Shake the bottles thoroughly until the contents are well mixed.
  10. In one of the bottles only, add the cocoa powder.
  11. Beginning with the cocoa powder mixture, add a dolop of batter to the center of a circular
  12. baking tin. Do the same with the other mixture, placing the dolop directly in the center of the previous one.
  13. Continue with alternating additions of each mixture until all batter is used and the tin is full.
  14. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  15. Serve and enjoy!

Top rated Tacos recipes

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Heat oil in a skillet and sauté onions until translucent

  • 1 lb tilapia fillets
  • rinsed and pat dried
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion
  • chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • finely minced
  • 2 jalapeño peppers
  • chopped (seeds removed for less heat)
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • chopped
  • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 5-inch white corn tortillas (I used La Tortilla Factory Fiber & Flax)
  • 1 medium haas avocado
  • sliced
  • lime wedges and cilantro for garnish
4.2/5 (76 Votes)

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put everything in crockpot and 6 hours high or 10 hours low in the crock pot

  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 can corn kernels
  • 16 oz tomato sauce
  • 28 oz diced tomatoes
  • packet taco seasoning
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 3 boneless chicken breasts
5/5 (2 Votes)

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The kids all time favorites

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion
  • minced
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • minced
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt
  • 1 lb lean ground beef/or sliced beef / or chicken/ or pork
  • 1/2 cup canned tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon light brown sugar
  • 8 taco shells/or soft tortillas/ flour or corn
  • Toppings:
  • diced onions
  • shredded cheese
  • guacamole
  • sour cream
  • shredded lettuce
  • salsa
  • you can also use nontraditional things such as cucumbers or carrots
  • water chestnuts or any other vegetable you like.
4.3/5 (49 Votes)

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 package Taco Bell seasoning mix
  • 2 1/2 cups mashed potato flakes (you could also use left over mashed potatoes and omit the butter and milk)
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato
  • chopped
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • shredded
  • Sour cream
  • optional
4.3/5 (46 Votes)

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Cut up chicken into strips

  • Chicken Breasts
  • Salsa
  • Taco Chips
  • Sour Cream
  • 2 Eggs
4.4/5 (37 Votes)

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I am a huge fan of Mexican food! I am usually way to lazy to make enchiladas so I have evolved my recipe to a layer...

  • Corn tortillas
  • Enchilada sauce:
  • 1 can enchilada sauce
  • chicken stock
  • cilantro (about 1/2 a cup)
  • cayenne pepper
  • salt
  • Filling:
  • 1lb ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1 small can green chilis (or rotel
  • whatever I have on hand)
  • 1/2 a white onion
  • Taco seasoning (I just use a mixture of cayenne
  • chili powder
  • paprika
  • cumin and salt)
  • Vegetables:
  • Baby Bellas
  • Zucchini (or whatever vegetable you prefer corn
  • spinach
  • bell peppers)
  • Black olives
  • Green onion
  • Sharp Cheddar
  • Homemade salsa
4.1/5 (59 Votes)

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Bake chicken for an hour and then remove all chicken from the bone

  • Chicken
  • Lettuce
  • Tortilla
  • Mozzarella Cheese
4.6/5 (19 Votes)

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As a kid I loved when my mom would buy taco tarts as a special meal

  • 1/2 sweet onion
  • diced
  • 1/2 tsp garlic
  • minced
  • 2 pkg veggie ground
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • drained and mashed
  • 1/2 cup tomato
  • diced
  • 1 cup vegan soy pepper jack cheese
  • shredded
  • DOUGH
  • 1/2 cup vegan margarine
  • softened
  • 2 cups masa corn flour
  • 1 cup AP flour
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tbsp onion powder
  • Water as needed
4.6/5 (15 Votes)

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Coat tortilla shells with cooking spray, place coated side down on a baking sheet,

  • 8 inch Tortilla shells
  • 1 package ready use- southwestern chicken
  • or canned precooked chicken with taco seasoning sprinkled to taste. 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese
  • shreddued lettuce
  • sliced olives chopped tomatoes.
3.4/5 (154 Votes)

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I usually make this salad with my leftovers from making bean tacos

  • 1 pkg veggie ground
  • 1 can black beans
  • drained and pureed
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp pepper
  • 2 cups old cheddar cheese plus more for topping
  • 1 1/2 onion
  • diced
  • 2 Serrano chilies
  • diced
  • 1 bag romaine lettuce
  • 1 pkg grape or cherry tomatoes
  • halved
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn
  • thawed
  • 3 avocados
  • sliced
  • Salsa
  • Tortilla bowls
  • Chips
  • crumbled
4.4/5 (18 Votes)

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