Happy National Taco Day!

Happy National Taco Day! (Shouldn’t every day be Taco Day?) These hand-held meals are simply the best. Versatile, healthy, and filling, they’re great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Order them from your favorite restaurant, grab them from a food truck, or make amazing tacos at home! Improvise to your heart’s content — there’s no end to what you can make. You can even have tacos for dessert! Try some of these terrific recipes below. And pass the napkins!

 

1. Easy Vegan Breakfast Tacos
breakfast-tacos

Photo Courtesy Minimalist Baker

Tacos for breakfast?  You bet!  Pomegranate seeds give these a crunchy antioxidant bite! View full details.

 

2. The Best Potato Tacos
Photo Courtesy Where You Get Your Protein

Photo Courtesy Where You Get Your Protein

What’s better than roasted potatoes?  Roasted potatoes in a taco!  Adobo seasoning gives these a real kick. View full details.

 

3. Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Cilantro Sauce
Photo Courtesy Emilie Eats

Photo Courtesy Emilie Eats

Cool avocado cilantro sauce and spicy buffalo sauce balance each other perfectly here.  Pour them both over nutty, roasted cauliflower for a savory, portable meal. View full details.

 

4. Spiced Sweet Potato & Grilled Portobello Tacos
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Photo Courtesy Cocoon Cooks

Soulful, satisfying, and super-good for you.  These terrific tacos have no added oil! View full details.

 

5. Vegan Black Bean Tacos
Photo Courtesy Lazy Cat Kitchen

Photo Courtesy Lazy Cat Kitchen

A delicious, fiber-packed twist on a traditional taco.  Pickled onions provide a zesty tang. View full details.

 

6. Pinto Bean and Soft Corn Tacos
Photo Courtesy Veg Kitchen with Nava Atlas

Photo Courtesy Veg Kitchen with Nava Atlas

Tacos aren’t always crunchy!  Soft tacos yield to a delicious blend of refried beans, corn, and vegan cheddar cheese.  Delicious, warm, and satisfying. View full details.

 

7. Ultra Easy Vegan Taco Salad
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Photo Courtesy One Teaspoon at a Time

Maybe Mom was right when she told us “it’s what on the inside that counts.”  An added bonus:  you can put this sensational salad together in 15 minutes! View full details.

 

8. Portobello Tacos with Chimichurri
Photo Courtesy Connoisseurus Veg

Photo Courtesy Connoisseurus Veg

Marinated portobello mushrooms go South American with this traditional sauce from Argentina. View full details.

 

9. Cinnamon Apple Dessert Tacos
Photo Courtesy One Green Planet

Photo Courtesy One Green Planet

Two of our favorite things in one:  tacos and apple pie! Top these sweet treats with coconut whipped cream and dust with cinnamon and sugar.  View full details.

 

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