18 Crazy Good Recipes to Celebrate National Taco Day


October 4th is National Taco Day. I think we can all agree that tacos are one of the easiest, happiest ways to get dinner on the table. No one fights it because you can let everyone top the tacos their own way, from homemade taco sauce to pico de gallo, there’s no wrong way to go.

  1. Crock Pot Chicken Taco Bites Recipe
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    • October is quite possibly my favorite month. It starts out with my Dad’s birthday (yesterday) and finishes with my daughter’s birthday (on the 21st) and of course, Halloween. I am totally one of those adults who has not let the love of Halloween die. We still get dressed up every year for our family’s Halloween …
  2. Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Taco Stuffed Peppers Recipe
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    • Slow cooker shredded chicken taco stuffed peppers are a twist on the traditional stuffed peppers recipe. We’re pretty sure they’re an epic way to celebrate National Taco Day.
  3. Pumpkin Beer Chicken Tacos Recipe
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    • Pumpkin beer chicken tacos take tacos to a seasonal place. It IS Fall, after all – and who doesn’t love beer in tacos?
  4. Taco Sloppy Joes Recipe
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    • Taco sloppy joes turn your sloppy joes into a sort of torta. Full of Tex-Mex flavors, beans, and a savory sauce, they’re a great alternative to the original.
  5. Baked Tacos Recipe
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    • Baked tacos couldn’t be easier. As a bonus, it means your tacos no longer fall apart the second you bite into them!
  6. Cinnamon Roll Tacos Recipe
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    • Cinnamon roll tacos are pretty much our new favorite thing. Full of fresh berries and homemade whipped cream, they’re a unique dessert everyone will be wowed by.
  7. Chocolate Tacos Recipe
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    • Chocolate tacos made with florentine cookie batter – how genius is that? Plus, chocolate and strawberries are a match made in heaven.
  8. Scrambled Eggs and Avocado Breakfast Tacos Recipe
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    • Cooking for one? Scrambled eggs and avocado breakfast tacos are your go-to brinner.
  9. Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos Recipe
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    • Sweet potato and black bean tacos are vegetarian, sure. They’re full of flavor and every bite is amazing. Even if you’re a carnivore, these are completely satisfying.
  10. Fresh Berry Tacos Recipe
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    • Fresh berry tacos! Good gravy, these are perfection for breakfast, snacks OR dessert. What a great idea!
  11. Sweet Potato Chorizo Breakfast Tacos Recipe
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    • Sweet potato chorizo breakfast tacos are such a match made in heaven. The sweet potatoes mellow out spicy chorizo, making every bite amazing.
  12. Walking Tacos Recipe
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    • Walking Tacos – who doesn’t love a walking taco? Use your favorite tortilla chips, corn chips, or even Doritos for this tailgating favorite.
  13. Seitan Tacos Recipe
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    • Seitan tacos are a vegetarian revelation. Like tofu, seitan takes on any flavors you throw at it. We know you’ll love them!
  14. Fish Stick Tacos Recipe
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    • Fish stick tacos are a quick and easy way to make your own crispy fish tacos at home. Bonus – they come together super quickly!
  15. Sausage Breakfast Tacos Recipe
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    • Sausage breakfast tacos with fried eggs. They’re definitely different than the breakfast tacos you find in South Texas, but that doesn’t make ’em wrong.
  16. Banana Split Tacos Recipe
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    • Banana split tacos – yes, we said BANANA SPLIT tacos. Such a fantastic idea from Kate. Talk about a new way to knock dessert out of the park!
  17. Chipotle Carnitas Recipe
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    • This Chipotle carnitas recipe is just like what you find in the fast food restaurant. Only better, because it’s made at home, anytime you want, for a fraction of the cost. Naked burrito, anyone?

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