Recipe for Making Tacos

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Tacos are easy, fun and a healthy dinner that most kids really enjoy.
Arrange your toppings around the table and prepare your meat. The family can assemble their own tacos.

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Taco Topping Ideas

  • Shredded cheese
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Sliced olives
  • Chopped onions
  • Salsa
  • Sour cream
  • Guacamole
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Simple Ground Beef Taco Recipe

There a couple ways you can make your ground beef for your tacos.tacos
Ingredients: Directions:
Brown hamburger and drain. Add in seasoning and 1/4 cup water. Let simmer 5 minutes.

Ground Beef Taco Recipe with Beans

This is how we make ground beef tacos at our house.
Ingredients: Directions:
Brown hamburger and drain off grease. Stir in refried beans and water. Stir in taco seasoning mix and heat several minutes.

Simple Chicken Taco Recipe

  • Shredded cooked chicken (recipe works great with leftover chicken or a rotisserie chicken meat)
  • Salsa
  • Kidney beans or black beans
  • Shredded cheese
  • shredded lettuce
  • toppings of your choice
Stir salsa into shredded chicken. Use as much salsa as your family likes. To assemble your tacos top tortillas with chicken, beans and cheese.
salsa chicken

Making Fajita Tacos

  1. Cut chicken or beef into strips and marinade in a plastic Ziploc baggie overnight or prepare in the morning. fajitas
    Marinade ingredients:
    2 tablespoons lime juice
    3 tablespoons olive oil
    2 teaspoons chili powder
    1 garlic clove, minced
    1 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt
    1 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  2. Cut 2 green, yellow, red or a combination of peppers into slices.
  3. Cut 1 onion into rings.
  4. Cut 1-2 carrots into sticks.
  5. To prepare, cook marinade meat including the juice,pepper slices, carrot sticks and sliced onions in a pan for about 10 minutes until meat is cooked through.
  6. Serve on flour tortillas with sour cream or guacamole.
More Fajata Recipes
beef fajitas

Pork Roast Burritos

Ingredients: pork
  • Pork roast (you can substitute beef roast)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 small can green chilies
  • 1/2 Cup salsa
  • Tortillas
  • Shredded Cheese
  • Sour Cream
  • black beans
Place your pork roast in a crock pot. Season with salt and pepper. Cook on high about 6 hours. Take out meat and allow to cool slightly. Pour out cooking broth and save. Shred meat with two forks or with fingers.

Place shredded meat in crock pot. In a mixing bowl, add 1/4 cup cooking broth, chopped onion, salsa and green chilies (as much as desired). If desired, place 1/2 the meat in the crock pot with the above ingredients and reserve the other 1/2 of the meat to be eaten plain. If you split the meat in two, everyone can choose if they want the spicy version or the plain.

Serve meat with tortillas, beans, shredded cheese and sour cream. If you'd like you can also have salsa, guacamole or other toppings.

Lettuce Wrap Tacos

Try this Black Bean Taco Wraps.
black bean wraps

Taco Pizza

  • Refried beans
  • flat hard taco shells
  • ground beef, cooked
  • shredded cheese
  • shredded lettuce and other taco toppings of your choice
Warm taco shell, layer refried beans. Then top with cooked ground beef and cheese. Bake for 1 minute in the microwave or until cheese melts. Add other toppings of your choice.
mexican taco pizza

Try any of these Mexican Recipes as well:

Mexican Cooking Recipes
Chicken Enchiladas
Beef and Bean Enchiladas
Tacos or Burritos
Deluxe Nachos
Taco Salad
Learn how to make homemade flour tortillas now!
Add more fun to your tacos by making a Homemade Taco Salad Bowl
taco salad bowl

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