The increasingly popular dish Taco can be cooked in a variety of ways. The article comes up with two easy and delicious Taco recipes. Read on to know how to make Tacos.

How To Make Tacos

Taco is the name of a traditional Mexican dish, which is made from corn or wheat tortilla, folded or rolled around a filling. Once consumed mainly in Mexico, tacos have become increasingly popular in other countries of the world as well, especially United States and Canada. Taco dish can be prepared with a variety of fillings. It is usually eaten without a plate or utensil and is garnished with salsa and vegetables, such as cilantro, tomatoes, onions and lettuce. This article comes up with two delectable, but taco recipes. Go through them and how to make mouth-watering tacos.
Taco Recipes
Tortilla Tacos
  • 2 cups Beef (shredded)
  • 12 Corn Tortillas
  • 1/2 cup Corn or Canola Oil (if soft Tacos aren’t fried)
  • 2 cups Chihuahua or Jack Cheese (grated)
  • 1 Tomato (diced)
  • 1 bunch Green Onions (chopped)
  • 1/2 head Lettuce or Cabbage (shredded)
  • 1 cup Salsa Mexicana and/or Salsa Verde
  • If the tacos are to be fried, heat some oil in a pan and cook tortillas lightly on one side. Turn and fry lightly on the other side as well.
  • Bend the tortilla in half before it becomes crisp and. Now, hold it steady and crisp the folded end.
  • Remove the tortillas from oil and drain on paper towel. Repeat the procedure with the rest 11 tortillas as well.
  • Heat the beef until it starts steaming and place one to two tablespoons of it as the filling inside a taco shell. 
  • Add shredded lettuce, onions, tomatoes and top with cheese. Repeat for all tacos. Now, serve immediately. 
  • For soft tacos, heat tortillas in the oven or microwave until hot and bendable.
  • Fold and fill in the same way as fried tacos. If your tacos seem inclined to fall apart, use two tortillas to double the strength.
  • Serve immediately.
Hard Shell Tacos In Buffet Style
  • 1 pack Hamburger Meat
  • 1 pack Hard-shell Tacos
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese (grated)
  • 1 Tomato (diced)
  • 1 bunch Green Onions (chopped)
  • 1/2 head Lettuce (shredded)
  • 1 container Salsa
  • 1 Guacamole
  • 1 can Black Olives (sliced)
  • Sour Cream
  • 1 pack Taco Seasoning Mix
  • Put hamburger meat in a pan and cook it thoroughly. Then, drain the released fat into a metal container.
  • Now, add a cup of water and taco seasoning mix to the pan and let it simmer for a few minutes.
  • Heat up taco shells in the oven, on low temperature. They are to be used while serving.
  • Now, all you need to do is pull taco shells from oven and put them on a plate.
  • Take out the seasoning mixture in a bowl. Put lettuce, cheddar cheese, onions, tomatoes, and olives into separate bowls.
  • Arrange all the bowls on the table, along with containers of salsa/sour cream and guacamole.
  • Let everyone dish up the tacos the way they want and enjoy!
Some Useful Tips
  • Use corn tortillas instead of wheat tortillas, while making tacos, as the former taste better.
  • Tacos with potato tots or pieces of potatoes in them can be a good option to explore.
  • Use a variety of ingredients for taco filling, according to everyone’s taste. You might like one variety, while others may have a different choice
  • Don’t use stored tortillas for making tacos. Whenever you plan to make tacos, get fresh corn tortillas from the market, for that exquisite taste.

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