If we’re being honest, there aren’t very many things we can think of that are better than tacos. That is, of course, unless we start considering ways to make tacos that are really awesome! There’s just something so fun and exciting about the idea of using our DIY kitchen skills to take our favourite food to the next level and make it even more delicious than usual. That’s why we’ve always got our eyes peeled for brand new creative taco recipes that we’ve never tried before!
1. Salsa pulled pork tacos
Whenever we visit the local taco truck, the most popular kind of taco for our family to order is undoubtedly carnitas! It makes total senes, then, that this fantastic (and deliciously fragrant) salsa pulled pork taco recipe outlined step by step on Kleinworth & Co. was a total hit in our house. It’s like the carnitas tacos we all love so much, but with a little extra zing!
2. Easy shrimp tacos
If you’ve never had a shrimp taco then we’re very sorry indeed to tell you that you’ve been missing out! We’re completely in love with the way Intellignet Domestications used deliciously seasoned shrimp in combination with tomato and avocado chunks to make a fantastic seafood option that is actually also pescatarian, making it a diet-friendly meal!
3. Bacon cheeseburger tacos
In your mind, would the only way you could possibly improve your favourite snack definitely be by combining it with another of your favourite snacks? Well, as wild as it sounds, that’s precisely what The Kittchen did when they made these- yes, you read that right- bacon cheeseburger tacos! We’ll admit that we were sceptical at first but these are actually mouthwateringly good.
4. BBQ meatball street tacos
Perhaps the best part of making tacos at home is the fact that you get a lot more creative license to choose what kind you create and what you put in it! That’s why these awesome BBQ meatball street tacos caught our eye so quickly; they’re just like something you’d find at a unique gourmet food truck, only you make them in your own kitchen! Get the details for trying them out yourself at Kleinworth & Co.
5. Fish tacos with orange salsa
Were you very interested indeed in the idea of making a seafood based taco but shrimp have just never really been your thing? Perhaps you actually have a family member who can eat regular fish just find but has a shellfish allergy and can’t eat shrimp at all. In either case, we’d absolutely suggest taking a look at how The Roasted Root made these fantastic fish tacos that have a little extra flavour thanks to homemade orange salsa!
6. Honey lime steak tacos
Did we actually really catch your attention when we started talking about gourmet taco flavour combinations that taste like something out of a food truck, so now those are the lines along which your taco cravings are falling? In that case, we think you simply must take a look at how Fox and Briar made these honey lime steak tacos that are nothing short of mouthwatering!
7. Korean BBQ tacos
If you’re going to start combining delicious foods in one place as far as tacos are concerned, would you rather choose a dish that’s a bit more internationally cultured than just a hamburger? In that case, we think you’ll really enjoy the way Dinner at The Zoo made these hearty Korean BBQ tacos that taste just like you went to your favourite BBQ place, but in a taco!
8. Sausage and potato breakfast tacos
Have you ever craved tacos so hard that you swear you could even happily eat them for breakfast? Well, honestly, we’re right there with you. Imagine how excited we were, then, when we cam across this fantastic breakfast taco concept outlined step by step on Mommy’s Home Cooking! They show you how to fold a taco that has all the fixings of a great breakfast inside.
9. Salmon tacos
Are you actually scrolling through our list still feeling quite intrigued indeed by the idea of a fish taco but you’ll also admit that you’re a little bit picky about the kind of fish you’ll eat? Well, if salmon is one that you actually enjoy just about any way it’s prepared, then we’re pretty sure Amanda’s Cookin’ has just the recipe for you! They teach you how to make salmon tacos with lots of lime.
10. Fried oyster tacos
Shrimp and fish aren’t the only kinds of seafood you can put in a taco! Seafood is actually our very favourite thing, so we’re always on the hunt for more options, which is how we found these fantastic fried oyster tacos outlined step by step on Beyond Mere Substance. They show you not only how to put the tacos together with the best ingredients, but also how to actually make the fried oysters yourself!
11. Buffalo chicken tacos
Did we almost have your attention when we started talking about all kinds of different barbecue flavoured ideas but you can’t help wishing you could make tacos that have a similar flavour but with more spice? In that case, we’d absolutely suggest taking a look at how Carlsbad Cravings made these completely delicious Buffalo chicken tacos that have just a bit of a kick!
12. Baked spicy chicken tacos
If you’re going to make any kind of alternative taco, chicken tacos are most often the option we find our friends picking. Just because they’re a common choice, however, doesn’t mean they have to taste basic! We’re totally in love with the way The Cookie Rookie made these baked spicy chicken tacos that are smothered with layers of delicious melted cheese.
13. Spicy lamb tacos
Maybe you’re rather intrigued by the idea of making tacos that contain some kind of spicy meat but you’d rather try an option that, compared to your average dinner menu at home, is a little more exotic for your family, just to keep things interesting? In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at how House of Yumm made these fragrant spicy lamb tacos that are surprisingly simple to put together and season!
14. Cheesecake dessert taco
Just like we said about the seafood tacos we described earlier, you are definitely missing out if you’ve never tried a dessert taco before! That’s why we were so darn excited when we came across this fantastic recipe from Tip Hero that teaches you, step by step, how to make cheesecake dessert tacos. We love the way they smothered theirs in cherries, but you could try blueberries or other flavours if you please!
15. Chocolate dessert taco
If you’re going to put in the time and effort it takes to make a delicious dessert taco from scratch, would you you rather make one that tastes a little more rich because you’ve always been a chocolate lover to the core? In that case, we think these completely irresistible chocolate dessert tacos outlined step by step on Ashlee Marie . might be right up your alley!
Do you have another favourite kind of delicious homemade taco that your family loves eating but that you don’t see here on our list? Tell us all about it or share the recipe with us in the comments section so we can all give it a try!