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13 tasty taco recipes

Taco Tuesday is great. So is Taco Monday, Taco Wednesday, Taco Thursday and Taco Any Day. With everything from fish, to beef to chicken and a vegan tofu scramble, we think you'll agree that taco time is any time.

13 tasty taco recipes

Photo: Maya Visnyei

Korean Steak Tacos

Make every day Taco Tuesday with this simple (yet delicious) lunch that uses up your leftover steak from dinner the night before. Get the recipe: Korean Steak Tacos

lunch box with taco and yogurtPhoto: Erik Putz

Juicy Ground Beef Tacos

The heart wants what the heart wants, and sometimes that’s perfectly seasoned ground beef topped with the usge: lettuce, tomato and cheese. Get the recipe: Juicy Ground Beef Tacos

ground beef tacos inside a hard shell with lettuce, tomatoes, cheese and sour creamPhoto: Ryan Szulc

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Cauliflower Tacos

Listen, we’re not here to tell you to do anything that you don’t want to do, but these roasted cauliflower tacos will probably be one of the greatest things you ever bring to the dinner table. Get the recipe: Cauliflower Tacos

hands holding a tacoPhoto: Erik Putz

Mexican Steak Tacos

What’s good swaddled up in a corn tortilla with fresh slaw and crumbled feta? Juicy flank steak, duh. Get the recipe: Mexican Steak Tacos

tortilla with steak, cole slaw and cilantroPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Mini Grilled Fish Tacos

Rainbow trout is a mild fish that kids can get behind. Use cookie cutters to trim large tortillas down to size to make theses easier for small hands (and mouths) to consume. Get the recipe: Mini Grilled Fish Tacos

13 tasty taco recipesPhoto: Rob Caruso

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SPONSORED: Grilled Turkey Taco

Get the recipe: Grilled Turkey Taco

13 tasty taco recipesPhoto courtesy of Ontario Turkey

Braised Beef Tacos

Braising is a French cooking method that incorporates both dry and moist heats. It’s also just a fancy way of ensuring your tacos are off the chain! Juicy flavours abound! Get the recipe: Braised Beef Tacos

corn tortilla with braised beef, avocado and lettucePhoto: Maya Visnyei

Vegetarian Taco Salad

Although this roundup may say otherwise, we’re firm believers in hard shell tacos, too. Especially when it’s a DIY hack of baking flour tortillas to form a crispy bowl then filling it up with beans, veggies, cheese and a creamy, protein-dense dressing. Get the recipe: Vegetarian Taco Salad

tortilla bowl filled with lettuce, tomatoes, beans and cheesePhoto: Roberto Caruso

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Vegan Tofu Scramble Tacos

So, you’ve never had a tofu scramble, huh? The results of crumbling firm tofu and sauteeing it with onion, sweet pepper, chili powder and turmeric (that’s where it gets its golden egg-like colour) will blow your mind. We’re feeling confident enough to promise that you won’t be sad about making this one. Get the recipe: Vegan Tofu Scramble Tacos

tortillas with tofu scramble, black beans and guacamolePhoto: Roberto Caruso

Rainbow Trout Tacos

Hey, here’s that mild rainbow trout again. Because we’re big fans of a fish taco, we couldn’t simply offer up one option. This version has mango hanging out on top because it doesn’t like to play by the rules. Get the recipe: Rainbow Trout Tacos

tortilla shells filled with rainbow trout, mango, red cabbage and cilantroPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Cookie Tacos

You’ve had tacos of the savoury variety, now try this. The “beef” is homemade brownies. #blessed Get the recipe: Cookie Tacos 

cookie tacosPhoto: Tony Lanz

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Chicken Chili Tacos

Your slow cooker does the grunt work on this one, turning the chicken thighs you tossed in with garlic, chili powder and salsa, into melt-in-your-mouth shreds that are best rolled up in a corn tortilla with cheese and cilantro. Get the recipe: Chicken Chili Tacos

13 tasty taco recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Grilled Fish Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Surf meets tropical turf in this summer-y version of fish tacos. Warning: cilantro can be an aggressive flavour for little taste buds. Serve it on the side and let herb-shy diners garnish their own tacos. Get the recipe: Grilled Fish Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

tortillas with grilled fish, pineapple, tomato, cilantro and limePhoto: Maya Visnyei
This article was originally published on Feb 28, 2019

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