Every Taco Recipe You'll Ever Need

Every Taco Recipe You'll Ever Need
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Every Taco Recipe You'll Ever Need

Salmon Avocado Tacos
This salmon version comes straight from chef Greg Hardesty in Indianapolis and proves that less is more.

Credit: Greg Hardesty

Baja Shrimp Tacos
Everyone loves a good Baja taco, and this shrimp version created by chef Erwin Ramos is coated in the perfect batter and is complemented by a tangy coleslaw and spicy chipotle mayo.

Credit: Ole Restaurant

Steak Tacos with Avocado Tomatillo Salsa
Everyone can do a steak taco, but the avocado tomatillo salsa featured in this recipe is the perfect complement to the savory dish.

Credit: flickr/mundoo

Japanese Taco
Sushi and tacos? You bet. This recipe by critically acclaimed chef José Andrés uses basic Japanese ingredients to create a Mexican specialty.

Credit: Darko Zagar

Halibut Fish Tacos
The halibut in this taco recipe is infused with white wine during the cooking process, adding an extra punch of flavor to your tacos.

Credit: Bree Heste

Crock Pot Chicken Tacos
On the run? Throw the ingredients of this recipe together in a slow cooker and consider dinner served. It’s fast and easy, and doesn’t leave out authentic flavors.

Credit: Kristl Story

Salmon Fish Tacos
This healthy salmon taco recipe is packed with flavor from a tangy mango salsa.

Credit: Gina Baker

"Street-Style" Tacos
Make the real deal with these "street-style" tacos, with an authentic and spicy marinade as the starting point to the dish.

Credit: Syrah Gilley

Skirt Steak and Summer Squash Tacos
This taco recipe is easy and straightforward, and combines a healthy taco recipe with an Argentinian specialty: chimichurri sauce.

Credit: Sarah Ashley

Grilled Shrimp Tacos
This is beachside eating right here, with grilled shrimp seasoned with a savory selection of spices, jalapeño, and lime juice.

Credit: Matt Moore

Mini Fish Tacos
Healthy and easy to make, these mini tacos are perfect for your next cocktail party.

Credit: Andrea Correale

Pescado a la Talla Tacos with a Chipotle Rouille
Couldn’t make it to the Food & Wine Classic this year? Try this fish taco recipe by Richard Sandoval at home for the taste of the real thing.

Credit: Richard Sandoval

Tofu Tacos
Who said tofu has to be boring? A spicy marinade adds flavor to the vegan-friendly protein in this health-conscious taco recipe.

Credit: JL Fields

Skillet Veggie and Feta Tacos

For something light and vegetarian, these tacos get the most flavor from the charred veggies, making you feel like you’re eating the real thing.

Credit: Roni Noone


Everyone loves a taco, but not everyone loves the same kind. That's the beauty of the signature dish hailing from Mexico; just a few staple ingredients are needed and the rest is up to the imagination, making the taco one of the most versatile and flexible dishes out there. Hard or soft shell, cheese or sour cream, lettuce or no lettuce — no matter what one likes and dislikes, there's room for that in a taco, and today The Daily Meal has a collection that covers all of the bases.

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For the carnivores, spicy chorizo tacos pay homage to the dish's nationality with authentic Mexican sausage, and a skirt steak recipe sneaks in some veggies with grilled summer squash. Fish taco recipes range from indulgent beer-battered shrimp and a light salmon avocado version to critically acclaimed creations like the pescado tacos featured at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. There's even a little something for the vegetarians and vegans, with a tofu taco recipe and skillet veggie and feta tacos.

Whether you're serving a crowd or looking for something with little to no fuss, there's a recipe here for you that'll prove there's a lot more to tacos than a packet of seasoning.

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