Make Every Night Taco Night With These 21 Taco Recipes
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Make Every Night Taco Night With These 21 Taco Recipes

From fish to Brussels sprouts, and swiss chard to ice cream, this list of just about everything you could roll into a tortilla has taco night covered for the rest of the century. You’ll be surprised how healthy you can make this flavorful fave… and if you want to indulge, we’ve got you covered there, too. With these variations at your fingertips, you’ll never be without a plan for breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack time to please a crowd… or just yourself.

1. Chipotle Quinoa Sweet Potato With Roasted Pomegranate Cranberry Salsa: Phew, they didn’t forget any of the superfood, health-tastic ingredients in this appealing recipe. (via Half Baked Harvest)

2. Caribbean Jerk Salmon with Pineapple Peach Coconut Salsa: Every layer of this flavorful creation looks amazing, from the coconut rice with cheddar cheese and black beans to the salmon’s perfectly braised skin all the way up to the cheese sprinkled atop the salsa. (via Half Baked Harvest)

3. Grilled Tofu and Avocado Cashew Cream: This is not your run-of-the-mill tofu preparation. This tofu boasts a chipotle and paprika marinade and an avocado and cashew dressing. You can just refer to this recipe as super-awesome from here on out. (via Love and Lemons)

4. Honey Lime Tequila Shrimp With Avocado, Purple Slaw and Chipotle Crema: This title lists off three ingredients that we’re uberpumped about cooking with. And that’s before it even gets to the meat of the dish — shrimp! (via Tartine and Apron Strings)

5. Crispy Brussels Sprouts With Caramelized Shallot Salsa: Now here’s a guaranteed way to get your kids/roommate/brother/partner to eat those greens. Can you think of a way to make Brussels sprouts sound better? We can’t. (via How Sweet Eats)

6. Thai Chicken: Get creative by combining another culture’s influence. This sauce is apparently “tongue-tinglingly spicy and pleasantly sweet.” Can’t say no to that. (via Mountain Mama Cooks)

7. Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea: Mmm, another healthy variation that looks amaze. You can use the seasoning (chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder + other tasty things!) with any meat of your choice if you’re a carnivore. (via Two Peas and Their Pod)

8. Braised Chicken: The pollo is braised with a jalapeño and tomato puree. The radishes are there to disguise what’s about to be delivered to your taste buds — a big spicy kick. (via Heather Christo)

9. Beet and Goat Cheese With Avocado Cream: Did you know beets have outrageously high iron levels and fight tumor cell growth? Seconds, anyone? (via The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen)

10. Greek Salad with Cucumber Dill Dressing: Salads can get boring real fast when you’re watching what you eat, so here’s a way to spice them up. (via The Creativity Exchange)

11. Scrambled Eggs: For breakfast, dinner or in between — this duo is killing hangovers and/or hunger wherever they go. (via Brooklyn Salt)

12. Slow Cooker Kalua Pork: Alert: There’s bacon hiding in here, as well as pineapple and macadamia cole slaw. (via Creative Culinary)

13. Swiss Chard and Caramelized Onions: We would be seriously impressed if you can find anything that’s better for you and more visually appealing. (via Not Without Salt)

14. Beer Battered Fish With Margarita Mango Salsa and Jalapeño Cream: Beer battered fish took a dive into a tortilla. And it was good. (via How Sweet Eats)

15. Slow Braised Short Ribs With Quick Pickled Red Onion: Melt-in-your-mouth beef, sour cream and avocado — yeah, we’d eat that. (via Simply Delicious)

16. Quinoa Taco Salad: Taco salads are a heavenly combo and a good go-to when eating healthy, but here’s a unique twist that looks even healthier and heartier than what you normally see around the office kitchen over lunchtime. (via Love and Lemons)

17. Asian Breakfast Tacos: The key to these tacos are the Asian spices. Soy sauce, sesame oil and ground ginger will forever redefine our breakfast-taco conception. (via My Name is Yeh)

18. Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Tacos: Remember Choco Tacos? We do, and you know we couldn’t resist tacos with sprinkles and ice cream. You’ll never be left waiting endlessly for the ice cream truck again. (via Your Home Based Mom)

19. Skinny Taco Dip: It’s a skinny recipe, it’s a party dip and it’s irresistible. (via Brit + Co.)

20. Carnitas: Juicy braised pork topped with salty cojita is soon to be your happy place. (via La Buena Vida)

21. Roobios-Smoked Pork With Plum Grapefruit Salsa: Roobios and pork? We’ve also never heard of plum salsa before now. Color us intrigued. And hungry. (via Adventures in Cooking)

Can you come up with any other spicy marinades or fruity salsas we should try? Dish up your thoughts in the comments below!