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8 Taco Fillings to Try to Make Your Tacos Delicious

Tacos are much beloved all over the globe. No matter where you look, tacos are eaten almost every day in some parts of the world. They’re fun to make and eat, that is why taco-filling ideas are very popular among people who want to try out new taco recipes.

Tacos are a crowd favorite and it is so easy to make them, basically, you need the three basic ingredients to make a taco, the shell or wrapper, the fillings, and the toppings. Taco shells can be soft or crunchy, the fillings can be anything you want, meat, vegetable, or fish, and there is a wide array of toppings available.

No matter what you put in, there is always a new recipe and taco ideas for you to try next!

8 Delicious Taco Fillings to Try Next

  1. Vegan and Vegetarian

    Tasty appetizing tacos with vegetables - El Rincon TX No matter what food preferences you want, the taco can always accommodate all kinds of eaters, and vegans can enjoy the taco as much as others. For a vegan option, the shell can be made of corn or flour. The fillings can be black beans, corn, avocado and vegan sour cream.

    Black beans or jack fruit are an excellent meat substitute, black beans are packed with good quality plant-based protein and are also quite easy to acquire.

    For the vegetarian taco filling ideas, the options can be sweet potato, tofu, black bean quinoa, cauliflower, and a guacamole jam-packed with ingredients.

    Check out these vegan Mexican options!

  2. Grilled Chicken

    Homemade chicken thigh grilled, fresh avocado - El Rincon TX If you are looking for chicken taco filling ideas, you can do no wrong with grilled chicken fillings in a taco. Grilled chicken tacos are simple, and easy to make as they are loaded with authentic flavor and are a guaranteed crowd pleaser at any function or event.

    To make a grilled chicken taco, get some corn tortillas and taco seasoning. To make the grilled chicken filling, make sure you marinate chicken thighs in cilantro, lime, spices and then grill and char it to perfection.

  3. Carne Asada

    Homemade Carne Asada Street Tacos - El Rincon TX Carne asada filling is made from flank steak and will light up a room with their deliciousness and authentic taste. If you want street bar taco bar ideas, carne asada is also popular as Mexican street food. Make sure you marinate the flank steak or skirt steak till they are tender and juicy.

    To make the ultimate Carne asada taco, top the taco with diced onions, Cotija cheese that are crumbled, and with fresh cilantro. With every bite of the Carne asada you get juicy bite sized goodness that is full of flavor that is sure to be a family favorite.

  4. Pork Carnitas

    If you enjoy eating tacos then you will surely enjoy pork carnitas tacos. Pork carnitas taco is one of the classic Mexican tacos recipes to try.

    To put it simply, pork carnitas are juicy slow cooked pork that is shredded and nestled in between warm tortillas or crunchy shells. Pork carnitas are traditionally made with a pork shoulder because of the high fat content so the pork stays soft and tender even when they are slow cooked for hours.

    Pork carnitas tacos can be served with the traditional cilantro or diced onion topping. Depending on what you prefer, they can also be served with guacamole and Pico de Gallo.

  5. Shrimp

    To make the traditional Mexican shrimp tacos you need fresh shrimp and the correct seasoning and you get tacos full of tasty flavor on each bite. In order to make the best, the best tip is not to overcook the shrimp as they can be tough and rubbery and hard to chew. Two delicious shrimp tacos - El Rincon TX

    Toss the shrimp together with Spanish smoked paprika, and top it with sour cream and you get yourself a simple yet delicious shrimp tacos. If you want to cook shrimp tacos in large batches, you can prep and marinate the shrimp overnight and throw everything together the next day.

    If you want some variety with the shrimp tacos, top it with diced tomatoes, salsa Fresca, and some Chimichurri. Eat this with a cold and refreshing drink and this will surely make your day.

  6. Turkey

    When you think of taco meats, you might think of beef or chicken first so turkey as a filling for tacos might be surprising but make no mistake turkey tacos are equally as delicious as any other filling.

    For turkey tacos you need ground turkey, apple cider vinegar, tomato sauce, tortillas and the taco seasoning of your choice. When you make turkey tacos you can top it with diced onions and look for turkey meat that is at least 90% lean meat.

    For turkey taco condiments ideas, you can choose from toppings such as avocados, lettuce, guacamole, shredded cheese, olives or cilantro.

  7. Barbacoa Beef

    If you want to impress loved ones by turning simple tacos to the next level, make them some Barbacoa beef tacos. The Barbacoa beef taco can come together by patience and creativity. Patience as you need to slow cook the beef and creativity with the ingredients and toppings. Beef Fajitas - El Rincon TX

    Barbacoa beef can be made from steaks or chuck roasts that have gone on sale. The reason that Barbacoa beef tacos can silence a room is due to their tangy and tender taste. To make this extra delicious you need some chipotle chile in adobo sauce, apple cider vinegar, taco seasoning, and the taco shell or tortillas.

    The best thing about this is you can make big batches and freeze any leftover Barbacoa beef to use for tacos, chipotle bowl or simply top it over nice warm rice.

  8. Sausage

    Nope, you read that right, sausage can be a delicious taco filling too! To make sausage tacos extra special you need special ingredients, in this case, the sausage taco recipe is the Queso Fundido taco. Breakfast tacos with sausage, cheese and pepper - El Rincon TX

    Queso Fundido is a mouthwatering taco made from spicy sausage and gooey melted cheese. This taco is great for storage as you can freeze and unthaw it when it is time for you to construct your taco.

    Queso Fundido taco made from sausage is super easy to make. You need sausages, it can be a lot or little, cook it up, sprinkle the cheese of your choice and freeze it for later or prepare your taco straight away. We recommend pepper jack cheese and a good Italian sausage for this recipe. Queso Fundido is great for family dinners or game night with your friends.

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