5 Delicious Taco Recipes

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Everyone loves Mexican food. And with Mexican recipes made this easy and delicious, who needs to leave home for their favorite Mexican food? Choose from the following taco recipes that are not only simple to prepare, but taste great.
Easy Beef Tacos

Ingredients:

1 pound ground beef
1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1/2 cup (canned) mild green chills, chopped
12 taco shells
sour cream

Directions:

Brown ground beef in pan; drain grease; place beef back into same pan; add garlic and onions; cook until onions are soft. Add cumin, tomato sauce and chills to beef mixture and simmer for 15 minutes. Spoon into taco shells and dollop it with sour cream. You could also get the taco seasoning to help add flavour.
Ground Pork Tacos

Ingredients:

1 pound ground pork
dash salt and pepper
1 (peeled and cored) apple, finely chopped
1 cup salsa
3 tablespoons honey
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons garlic, finely chopped
10 (8 inch) flour tortillas
1 small onion, thinly sliced
2 cups chopped lettuce

Directions:

Place ground pork, salt and pepper in pan; cook pork thoroughly. Drain pork and place in large bowl. Place apples, salsa, honey, vinegar and garlic into same pan used to cook pork; cook over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Spoon the ingredients across the centre of the tortillas. Top with onions and lettuce; fold over.
Shrimp Taco recipe

Ingredients:

1/2 cup sour cream
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
3 tablespoons whole milk or light cream
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled, cooked and cut into bite-sized pieces
2 tablespoon butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
2 lemons, cut into wedges
8 (6 inch) flour tortillas

Directions:

In a small bowl, add sour cream, mayonnaise, milk (or light cream) and cumin; stir well to combine. In a large bowl, add prepared shrimp, melted butter and sea salt; toss to evenly coat. Evenly distribute shrimp down centre of tortillas and top with sour cream mixture. Serve with lemon wedges.
Cheese and Bean Tacos

Ingredients:

1 (8 ounce) can kidney beans, drained
1 tablespoon minced garlic
3/4 cup ricotta cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese
1/4 cup chopped green onion
mild or medium salsa
6 taco shells

Directions:

In a large bowl, mash kidney beans. Warm beans and garlic over low heat on stove top. In a bowl, mix together ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and cheddar cheese. Spoon warm kidney beans into taco shells; add cheese mixture and onions. Lastly, spoon the salsa over the onions.
Healthy Mexican Food in a Taco Salad

Ingredients: (for one)

organic lettuce
choice of cubed cheeses
black beans
1/2 cup cooked chicken breast, cubed
avocado, cut up
tomato, chopped small
salsa
small green onion, thinly sliced
light sour cream (optional)
whole wheat tortilla chips, broken

Directions:

Simply layer ingredients in order listed into individual plate.

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