Easy Taco Recipes

Our top chicken, fish, beef, pork and vegetarian taco recipes, so you can reinvent taco night! Plus get our handy how-to videos and tips so you can cook any Tex-Mex recipe like a pro.
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Our top chicken, fish, beef, pork and vegetarian taco recipes, so you can reinvent taco night! Plus get our handy how-to videos and tips so you can cook any Tex-Mex recipe like a pro.

Fish Tacos with Summer Salsa

Make the summer salsa for these fish tacos a day in advance and store in the fridge to let the flavors meld together and cut your prep time when cooking the recipe in half.

Fish Tacos with Summer Salsa

Fish Tacos with Summer Salsa

Surf 'n' Turf Tacos

Chewy steak and tender snapper get all wrapped up in these crowd-pleasing nibbles. To save time when prepping, use store-bought guacamole and salsa.

Surf ‘n’ Turf Tacos

Surf 'n' Turf Tacos

Instant Expert!: How to Make Guacamole

Homemade guacamole is the perfect crowd-pleasing party dip and taco topping. Watch our video to find out how you can mix up this delicious appetizer in a flash!

Spicy Potato Tacos

These vegetarian tacos are a great option for Meatless Mondays or when you have a couple of extra potatoes lying around. We love using low-calorie, high-fiber and sweet potatoes in this spicy recipe.

Spicy Potato Tacos

Spicy Potato Tacos

Grilled Chicken Soft Tacos

This grilled chicken taco recipe features a cabbage, scallion, apple and lemon slaw and a final garnish of crunchy bits of bacon.

Grilled Chicken Soft Tacos

Grilled Chicken Soft Tacos

Open-Face Pork Tacos

This Latin-inspired recipe gets a hint of sweetness from oranges. A spread of pureed plantains also provides a hefty base to build the tacos on top of.

Open Face Pork Tacos

Open-Face Pork Tacos

Tex-Mex Tacos

You can make this classic Tex-Mex taco recipe featuring ground beef seasoned with chili and cumin in only 30 minutes.

Tex-Mex Tacos

Tex-Mex Tacos

Chicken Tacos with Kale & Salsa Verde

Go green with these roasted tomatilla, salsa verde and kale-topped chicken tacos.

Bonus: Kale, one of our favorite superfoods, is rich in brain boosting B6 vitamins. Plus, when paired with chicken, your body absorbs more iron, which helps supply oxygen to your muscles and fight fatigue!

Chicken Tacos with Kale & Salsa Verde

Chicken Tacos with Kale & Salsa Verde

How to Peel Tomatoes in Seconds

While peeling tomatoes isn't always necessary for a great salsa, it's a great cooking skill to have in your "back pocket." Watch our 20-second video to find out how you can peel tomatoes in a snap!

Instant Expert: How to Cut an Onion

Chopped onions are great for building flavor when sauteed as a base for meat. Kick up the flavor in salsas as well by adding chopped raw onions.

Watch our video to learn how to easily chop an onion like an expert!

Pulled Chicken Tacos with Chili Salsa

These delicious pulled chicken tacos can be made for about $2 per person--that's under $10 for four people! If you have an extra buck and want to amp up the spice-level, add tangy pickled jalapenos.

Pulled Chicken Tacos with Chili Salsa

Pulled Chicken Tacos with Chili Salsa

Beef-and-Mushroom Tacos with Avocado Salad

Ground beer is paired with savory sauteed mushrooms and topped with an avocado salad in this easy taco dinner recipe.

Rinsing the raw onion reserved in cold water before using in the salad will lessen the bite.

Beef-and-Mushrooms Tacos with Avocado Salad

Beef-and-Mushroom Tacos with Avocado Salad

Red Chile-Chicken Tacos

Heat it, leave it, then eat it! We love this easy slow cooker taco recipe on busy weeknights or lazy summer days when we'd rather chill outside than stay in the kitchen.

Red Chile-Chicken Tacos

Red Chile-Chicken Tacos

Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Chipotles in adobo sauce give this fast idea recipe layers of flavor. Warm tortillas quickly in a clean and dry saute pan.

Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Chipotle Chicken Tacos

How to Cut a Chile Pepper

Watch our video to learn the correct way to cut a chile pepper, so you can get the spicy heat into the recipe, but maintain your cool.

5 New Ideas for Margarita Rims

Margaritas are the perfect cocktail for taco night! Get creative by pairing fruity margaritas with different sweet, savory and spicy rims!

Margarita Rims

Tex-Mex Pantry Guide

Keep your pantry stocked with these seven must-have tex-mex ingredients and you'll be able to throw a fiesta any time!

Tex-Mex Shopping List

How to Cut a Bell Pepper

Cutting a bell pepper can be tricky due to it's crazy shape! Watch the video to learn how you can cut this vitamin-C rich vegetable like a top chef.

How to Cook With Chiles

Chiles are so flavorful, it's criminal not to cook with the little devils. But they can be a bit intimidating for the uninitiated. That's where our lineup comes in. The next time you spot one in the produce alley, you'll know just what to do.

little devils

America's Best Tacos

We teamed up with the crew at Serious Eats to rank the standout stands, taquerias and taco trucks, as well as most innovative restaurants in America! Here are the tastiest 16 tacos in the country.

Tacos Matamoros