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    The 25 BEST Taco Tuesday Recipes

    Taco Tuesday is the perfect time to get creative in the kitchen! Gather your best friends and family around the table for a delicious Mexican theme meals.

    With our collection of tried-and-true Taco Tuesday Recipes, you’ll be able to whip up healthy yet delicious dishes jam packed with Mexican flavors.

    This list includes wide variety of tacos to tasty Mexican sides to some unique ideas when those Mexican cravings hit hard. You won’t have any difficulty finding plenty of meal ideas for your next Taco Tuesday dinner!

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    Taco Tuesday Recipes:

    1. Birria Tacos

    Birria Tacos

    We’re starting this fabulously fun list with these EPIC tacos… Birria Tacos!!!

    This birria taco recipe is made with tender and flavorful birria beef, which is loaded into broth-dipped corn tortillas with cheese, fried until crispy, then dunked in birria broth or consommé for a delicious finish.

    Hmmm… these dunking tacos. I bet once you try them, you will come back to these again and again.

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    2. Ground Turkey Tacos

    Ground Turkey Tacos

    Looking for a delicious and healthy taco recipe? Look no further than these mouthwatering Ground Turkey Tacos!

    Bursting with flavor thanks to expert seasoning and ample toppings, these tacos are a perfect light meal that can be whipped up in just under 20 minutes.

    Don’t take our word for it, try this juicy, luscious ground turkey meat in a taco of your choice today and see for yourself!

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    3. Barbacoa Pork Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - barbacoa pork tacos.

    This recipe for Barbacoa Pork Tacos is a deliciously simple way to enjoy a fatty chunk of Boston butt.

    With a tasty barbacoa sauce, this recipe is both extremely versatile and crowd-pleasing. Make a big batch in a crock pot and enjoy tacos for days!

    It’s an ideal dish for potlucks or get-togethers.

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    4. Breakfast Tacos

    Breakfast Tacos

    Start your day with some flavor! These Breakfast Tacos are your new morning hero, combining easy, tasty, filling and fun!

    With just a few ingredients, most of which can be easily substituted, you can have better-than-restaurant breakfast tacos on your table.

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    5. Steak Tacos

    Steak Tacos

    Satisfy your hunger with these delicious steak tacos. Tender steak, piled high in a tortilla, topped with all your favorites. There’s nothing better!

    This meal is so satisfying and addictively delicious, it’s sure to become a dinner staple.

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    6. Chicken Tacos (Mexican Street Style)

    Chicken Tacos (Mexican Street Style)

    Indulge your taco cravings with these authentic Mexican street-style chicken tacos.

    With a flavorful marinade, these tacos are the perfect solution for a quick and easy weeknight dinner, meal prep, or feeding a crowd!

    They’re one of our favorite Taco Tuesday recipes!

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    7. Korean Beef Tacos

    Korean Beef Tacos

    Experience the Flavor Bomb that is Korean Beef Tacos, better known as Bulgogi Tacos!

    Thinly sliced, juicy, and tender steak, marinated to perfection, then flash cooked to seal in the flavor.

    Wrapped in tortillas, paired with Asian coleslaw and topped with a tantalizing sriracha aioli that will leave your taste buds exploding with flavor.

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    8. Baja Fish Tacos

    Baja Fish Tacos

    Baja Fish Tacos are soft tortilla shells stuffed with crispy, beer battered cod and topped with pico de gallo and the perfect cilantro ranch dressing. 

    Every bite of the fried fish is bursting with flavor, but is still light and fresh enough for a perfect summer meal! A great taco recipe to try with cod, mahi mahi or halibut

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    9. Carne Picada  Tacos

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    If you haven’t yet come across Carne Picada, it’s about time to try this Tex-Mex delish from our Latin neighbors.

    Get ready to try a new taco or burrito with the most flavorful meat in between that tortilla.

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    10. Ground Beef Tacos

    Ground Beef Tacos

    Who doesn’t love the classic, Tex-Mex style ground beef tacos we grew up eating? They’re one of the easiest and quickest dinners. 

    This is the classic homestyle version we all remember, but made even better with a simple homemade seasoning blend and fresh garlic.

    These Ground Beef Tacos are made with a deliciously seasoned ground beef filling, served in corn tortillas and finished with all the best toppings. All this on the table under 30 minutes.

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    11. Tacos Gobernador

    Tacos Gobernador

    Have you tried the Tacos Gobernador, a.k.a the Governor’s Tacos? Take a sinful bite into the luscious shrimp filling nestled inside.

    The irresistible flavors are held tight within a cheesy, crunchy and satisfying package that is a fusion between a taco and quesadilla.

    Get ready to indulge in the messy goodness of these delicious treats!

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    12. Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

    three chili lime shrimp tacos with mango salsa in a white bowl

    Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa… Sweet and savory, these tacos are so tasty you’ll want to go back for seconds, maybe thirds!

    And they’re so quick, they just might become a weeknight staple. Whenever you see a mango, think about these colorful tacos!

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    13. Taco Pasta

    Taco Pasta

    If you’re a fan of fusion cuisine, try out this recipe that combines two of our favorites: Taco Pasta!

    In just 30 minutes, you can enjoy the comforting goodness of creamy, cheesy pasta with all the bold, mouthwatering flavors of tacos.

    It’s truly a match made in heaven and perfect for a fun and delicious taco night at home. Don’t miss out on this big-time yum!

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    14. One Skillet Mexican Casserole

    One Skillet Mexican Casserole

    Get ready for a new Taco Tuesday with this Taco Casserole, aka One Skillet Mexican Casserole.

    10 minutes of active cook time on your part, with simple pantry staple ingredients, and this amazing casserole full of Mexican flavors happens.

    And did you hear one skillet? Yup music to my ears, for easy clean up later.

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    15. Easy Cheesy Taco Skillet

    Easy Cheesy Taco Skillet

    This mouth-watering taco skillet is loaded with flavor and topped off with melted cheese. Perfect as a quick weeknight meal or to please a crowd on Game Day.

    It’s a great Taco Tuesday recipe when you want to look outside the tortilla.

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    16. Taco Soup

    Taco Soup

    Craving taco night but in the mood for soup?

    This hearty ground beef soup has all the Tex-Mex flavors you need, thanks to easy homemade taco seasoning, along with delicious veggies, corn, and beans.

    And to make it truly irresistible, simply top it with creamy avocado, fresh cilantro, spicy jalapeño, crispy tortilla strips, and lots of shredded cheese.

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    17. Taco Casserole

    Taco Casserole

    Tacos get transformed into a hot dish, aka Casserole… Taco Casserole!! Everyone’s favorite hand held meal gets a cozy comfort food make over. 

    Get ready for a really Out Of This World Delicious ground beef casserole. This 9×13 dinner is a real crowd pleaser. 

    Go the casserole way for your next Taco Tuesday dinner night, or any weeknight dinner, actually. It’s that GOOD…

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    18. Mango Salsa

    mango salsa in a stainless steel bowl

    A giant bowl of Mango Salsa is at the heart of any get together.

    Sweet bites of mangoes along with crunchy bits of peppers and tomatoes all get mixed in with lime, along with just a tad bit of heat from jalapeños. You have one winner party appetizer on hand.

    A great starter for taco night.

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    19. Surf and Turf Nachos

    Surf and Turf Nachos

    How about supper tasty appetizer idea for your next Taco Tuesday night? Surf and Turf Nachos!

    Perfectly marinated steak, succulent shrimp and all your favorite fixings atop a bed of crispy tortilla chips.

    These are super easy to put together, but will really take your nacho game to a new level!

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    20. Mexican Street Corn Salad

    Mexican Street Corn Salad

    This Mexican Street Corn Salad is perfect as an appetizer or side dish complementing any main for your taco night.

    Use tortilla chips to scoop up the creamy goodness or add it to your tacos to take them to the next level of deliciousness.

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    21. Quick and Easy Pico de Gallo

    pico de gallo in a brown bowl alongside tortilla chips

    This Pico de Gallo recipe is a mouth-watering blend of fabulous flavors. It’s simple, fresh and oh-so-delicious!

    In just 10 minutes, you can whip up the perfect appetizer for your next gathering or lay it as a condiment to complement your favorite Mexican dishes, especially on your Taco Tuesday night.

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    22. Refried Beans

    Refried Beans

    Take your Taco Tuesday up a notch with this easy Refried Beans recipe! They are sooo much better than the canned stuff.

    With just a few simple ingredients, and minimal effort, you can have restaurant quality refried beans to serve alongside your tacos, or any of your favorite Mexican dishes.

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    23. Crock Pot Barbacoa Pork

    barbacoa pork tacos

    Super easy, Super tasty and Super versitile. Make a huge batch and you can serve a big crowd or have leftovers for days.

    Try in tacos, a Buddha bowl, or use your own creativity! Our favorite filling for Taco Tuesday Night!!

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    24. Flank Steak Fajitas

    Flank Steak Fajitas

    Indulge your craving for Mexican food with these savory flank steak fajitas!

    The melt-in-your-mouth tender beef strips, perfectly marinated and paired with crispy, colorful peppers, make for an easy and satisfying meal.

    Trust us, you won’t be disappointed!

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    25. Mexican Picadillo

    mexican picadillo

    Mexican Picadillo is a deliciously flavorful, hearty beef recipe that’s packed with a medley of fresh veggies and authentic seasonings.

    It’s your go-to meal when the craving for Mexican food hits, and the best thing? It’s incredibly easy to make!

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    25 BEST Taco Tuesday Recipes

    This collection of Taco Tuesday Recipes includes a huge variety of tacos, as well as great sides and alternatives to the tortilla.


    • 1 pound white fish
    • 1.5 cups flour
    • 12oz beer
    • 1/2 tsp chili powder
    • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
    • 1/2 tsp cumin
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1/4 tsp black pepper
    • oil, for frying
    • tortillas
    • 1 avocado
    • pico de gallo
    • chipotle mayo


    1. Mix together flour, beer, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, salt and pepper in a bowl.
    2. Cut the fish into strips, about one inch by two inches. Dry the strips very well with a paper towel.
    3. Add about 1/2 inch of oil to a skillet and preheat over medium high heat. Heat until instant read thermometer reads 350 degrees.
    4. Dredge the the fish in batter, then fry in preheated oil for about 2-3 minutes per side, till nicely golden brown, then remove to a paper towel lined plate. Work in batches, do not overcrowd pan.
    5. Load up tortillas with fish, diced avocado, pico de gallo and a drizzle of chipotle mayo.

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