18 Taco Recipes to Celebrate National Taco Day
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18 Taco Recipes to Celebrate National Taco Day

Let’s taco ’bout the best holiday of the year. Yeah, yeah… people LOVE Christmas and Halloween prep is in full swing here at the B+C HQ, but there is one unsung holiday that deserves full recognition – October 4 is National Taco Day, and today is that day. How better to celebrate than with the ultimate roundup of delicioso taco recipes!?

1. Crispy Cauliflower Tacos With Mango Salsa: Let’s quickly debunk a taco myth. Tacos don’t have to be heavy and greasy. Case in point: These colorful cauliflower tacos topped with sweet mango salsa. (via Love & Olive Oil)

2. Butternut Squash, Spinach + Black Bean Tacos: The beauty of tacos is that they can be enjoyed all year round. We HIGHLY recommend this flavor pairing of butternut squash and spinach for your fall Taco Tuesday nights. Enjoy! (via William Sonoma)

3. Greek Fish Tacos: No Tex-Mex vibes here! Use fresh white fish, shredded cabbage, cherry tomatoes, olives and feta cheese, and top it all off with homemade tzatziki sauce. (via Gimme Some Oven)

4. Huevos Rancheros Tacos: There’s no better way to start your day than breakfast tacos. These tortillas are packed with homemade refried beans, eggs, green chilies, tomatoes, cheese and diced avocados. Good morning, indeed! (via Diethood)

5. 4-Ingredient Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken: Sometimes you don’t need all the taco fixins’. Use a crockpot and just four ingredients to whip up these simple + classic chicken tacos. (via Gimme Some Oven)

6. Vietnamese Banh Mi Street Tacos: Fusion recipes are all the rage, and these Vietnamese Banh Mi Street Tacos are a must-make. (via A Spicy Perspective)

7. Fish Tacos With Yum Yum Sauce: These fried fish tacos are drizzled with peppery yum yum sauce. It gives the taco a south-of-the-border + Japanese steakhouse flavor fusion that’s out of this world. (via Eclectic Recipes)

8. Cajun Fish Tacos: Prep your white fish with a flavorful cajun rub, and follow up with some homemade avocado cilantro sauce and fresh pico de gallo. Pro-tip: Swap out your sour cream for some yogurt! (via Curious Nut)

9. Cuban Fish Tacos With Citrus Mango Slaw and Chipotle Lime Crema: Have you ever seen more colorful tacos? (via Half-Baked Harvest)

10. Crispy Fish Tacos With Jalapeño Sauce: Go ahead and indulge yourself with these fried fish tacos topped with spicy homemade sauce. (via Pinch of Yum)

11. Korean Beef Tacos: These tacos don’t need Latin flavors to be delicious. Tortillas, meet chili sauce + soy sauce! (via Jason and Shawanda)

12. Baja Fish With Pomegranate and Grapefruit: Sweeten up your fried fish tacos by adding grapefruit and pomegranate seeds. (via Half Baked Harvest)

13. Salmon Tacos With Mango Slaw: Are you a big fan of salmon? Then this is the taco for you! (via La Cuisine Helene)

14. Portobello Tacos With Vegan Jalapeño Sauce: Skip the meat and whip up these spicy portobello tacos for dinner. (via Love & Lemons)

15. Thai Chicken Tacos: These tacos packs a TON of textures + crunch with all those toppings. Bonus: Top it off with a homemade peanut sauce for that classic Thai flavor. (via Mountain Mama Cooks)

16. Caramelized Pork Tacos: Everything about this pork taco recipe is SO right. (via I Am a Food Blog)

17. Loaded Crockpot Carne Asada Tacos: In true San Francisco style, these tacos feature french fries. It’s hella good, so make it for your next Taco Tuesday. (via Half Baked Harvest)

18. Beer Battered Fish Tacos: Step one: Make beer-battered fish. Step two: Top with margarita mango salsa. Step three: Drizzle jalapeño crema sauce. Step four: Enjoy! (via How Sweet It Is)

How are you celebrating National Taco Day? Let us know in the comments below.