Mexican Taco Dishes

Tacos bring everyone to the table, because they're not only tasty but also fun to eat and full of Mexican flair. For creative variations on traditional Mexican tacos, check out these recipes.

See Popular Mexican Taco Dishes Recipes

Black Bean and Cheese Tacos

Martha Stewart

For the perfect wrapper for these tasty vegetarian tacos, wrap a stack of whole-wheat tortillas in parchment and warm in a 400-degree oven for 5 minutes.

Tacos de Carne with Cilantro Lime Crema

The Food Channel

Tender beef simmered in salsa provides a deep, rich flavor upon which to pile grilled fresh peppers and chopped tomatoes all cooled down with a cilantro lime crema.

Taco Pockets

Pace Salsa & Picante

You can prepare the filling then call the family to help assemble these taco-inspired pastries that you can eat at home or take on the go. What fun!

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Black Bean and Vegetable Tacos

Pace Salsa & Picante

Soft tortillas are filled with a colorful combination of sauteed carrot, black beans and corn enhanced with chili powder and Pace® Picante Sauce.

Total: 25 mins

Slow-Cooker Pork Tacos


Sweet pineapple balances the hint of heat in the tomato sauce that tenderizes the pork shoulder.

Total: 7 hrs 20 mins

Breakfast Tacos

Pace Salsa & Picante

Scrambled eggs with diced potato, crumbled bacon, cheese and picante sauce fills warm flour tortillas for a bold start to the day!

Total: 20 mins

Crunchy Chicken Nugget Tacos

Betty Crocker

Try this chicken recipe from Betty Crocker.

Total: 20 mins

Shredded Pork Tacos

Better Homes and Gardens

Assemble-your-own tacos suit everyone at the party. Start off with slow cooker pork and a variety of vegetables, and finish up with a topping of sour cream for a fast and easy meal.

Outrageous Ranch Tacos

Hidden Valley®
Total: 40 mins

Fish Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa

Ladies' Home Journal

Your kids might eat fish when it's coated with spices and served in a tortilla. This no-oven meal is great for summer days. The tacos are topped with cool fruit salsa.

Total: 45 mins

Slow Cooker Turkey Tacos

Betty Crocker

Spicy strips of turkey tender are tucked inside crispy taco shells for a mouthwatering Tex-Mex meal!

Total: 7 hrs 25 mins

Nacho Tacos


Saute ground beef, onion and chili powder and stir in a cheese sauce to fill crisp taco shells.

Total: 25 mins

Candace's Carnitas Tacos

National Pork Board
Total: 6 hrs 10 mins

Steak Tacos with Cucumber-Avocado Salsa

Fine Cooking Books

This is an updated version of everyone's favorite make-your-own taco dinner. Here you fill warm corn tortillas with slices of succulent spice-rubbed steak, crunchy red cabbage, and cool, creamy avocado salsa.

Mini Tacos

Pace Salsa & Picante

These little taco-flavored treats in wonton crusts make mouthwatering, family-favorite appetizers.

Total: 25 mins


Food & Wine

Hot Bread Kitchen's first employee, Elidia Ramos, taught her fellow bakers how to make gorditas, a favorite Mexico City street food. Crisp on the outside and soft within, these savory corn cakes are a great base for all types of toppings, from pulled pork to shredded chicken. For a more luscious gordita, fry the dough in lard or butter instead of oil.

Total: 45 mins

Cheesy Jack Tacos


Need a quick dinner that everyone will love? Try these mouthwatering tacos, filled with seasoned beef and lettuce in a creamy sauce, and they're on the table in 15 minutes.

Total: 20 mins
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