Lime grilled salmon tacos with avocado cream

Best tacos recipes

These Mexican wraps make an easy way to feed a crowd. Try our fun, inventive ideas including ten-minute prawn tacos, beer-braised lamb and crusted halloumi with pico de gallo

Looking for tacos recipes? Everyone loves tacos, so make our recipes at your next gathering. We have vegetarian tacos with halloumi, traditional tacos, even a taco recipe for dessert. Pair with our Mexican recipes (think frozen margaritas, elotes and quesadillas) for an epic taco party to celebrate Taco Tuesday or any day of the week! Ole! (Don’t forget the guacamole and the tequila).


Best tacos recipes

Fish tacos

A classic Mexican peninsular snack, these Baja-California style fish tacos are gently spiced and served with pickled chillies, purple slaw and a generous drizzle of homemade avocado crema dressing.

Spicy tacos

Tacos al pastor

Make the most of pork shoulder with this easy tacos recipe. Cook them for a crowd at your next party.

Tacos Al Pastor Recipe

Breakfast tacos

Our super easy breakfast tacos makes a fun way to start any day. We suggest using eggs with deep yellow yolks, like Burford Browns, so you get a nice colour contrast with the beans and chorizo.

Steak tacos

Tacos are loaded with steak and fresh, crunchy radishes, served with hot sauce and soured cream to create a crowd-pleasing Tex-Mex main.

Tacos stuffed with radishes and steak

Chicken tacos

Easy for entertaining, these pulled chicken tacos are as good as their slow-cooked counterpart, but are made with a few shortcuts to save time.

Quick tacos with pork and beans

Want a speedy midweek meal? These crisp tacos are packed with strips of pork tenderloin and black beans with chipotle (and they’re under 500 calories, too) Put everything on the table and let people help themselves.

A slate of tacos filled with pork, beans, red onion, soured cream and coriander

Slow-cooked pulled pork carnitas

Fill soft tacos with tender pulled pork cooked in smoky chipotle and oregano, and top with zingy red cabbage, chillies and coriander for an easy way to feed a crowd.

Pork Carnitas Recipe

Healthy tacos

This healthy twist on tacos comes bursting with vibrant veggies – they’re easy to assemble and are sure to go down well with vegan and meat-eaters alike.

Jackfruit tacos

Smoked paprika jackfruit tacos, served with homemade tomato salsa and plenty of chilli sauce… it’s the perfect party food for your vegan friends!

Vegan Jackfruit Tacos Recipe

Sweet potato and black bean tacos

Turn your tacos meat-free with spiced sweet potatoes and black beans topped with a zingy coriander salsa.

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos Recipe

Mini charred sweetcorn tacos with feta avo crema and quick pickled onions

Pack in heaps of colour and flavour to your vegetarian entertaining with these vibrant tacos.

Sweetcorn Tacos with Avocado Cream and Quick Pickled Onions

Cheeseburger tacos

Make our homemade cheeseburger (complete with DIY burger sauce), tucked inside an oh-so-handy taco and topped with pink pickled onions for a fun entertaining idea.

Yellow tortilla wraps filled with mince, red onion and salad leaves

Vegan tacos with grilled pepper and mole sauce

Mole sauce is a wonderful staple of Mexican cuisine – a satisfying blend of smoky chillies, peanuts, spices and dark chocolate. It’s usually found on enchiladas but here it compliments the sweet bitterness of green peppers, blistered over the grill for the ultimate vegan tacos.

Vegan Tacos Recipe with Mole Sauce

Ten-minute prawn tacos

Fill tortillas with punchy stir-fried prawns and a chopped tomato and coriander salad to make the speediest midweek tacos. Discover more of our quick and easy recipes here.

Prawn Tacos Recipe

Vegan tacos filled with buffalo cauliflower

These vegan, low calorie buffalo cauliflower tacos are ready in just 35 minutes and so packed with flavour that you wont even notice you’re being virtuous. Cauliflower is super on-trend, so try our inspirational cauliflower recipes here.

Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos

Beer-braised lamb tacos with charred green tomato salsa

Impress your friends at your next BBQ with these super tender lamb shoulder tacos. Serve with our homemade punchy green tomato salsa and a moreish bean salad. You can use regular red tomatoes for this if you can’t get green.

Lamb Tacos with Tomato Salsa

Crusted halloumi tacos with pico de gallo

Sharing is caring, so why not make these vegetarian tacos for everyone to enjoy? Set everything up on the table and let your dinner companions help themselves. Ready in under 25 minutes, they’re a really quick and easy tasty dinner idea.

Vegetarian Tacos With Halloumi and Pico De Gallo

Lime grilled salmon tacos with avocado cream

These zesty lime grilled salmon tacos with avocado cream are a really great option for a fresh meal for spring. They’re ready in just 20 minutes, making them perfect for a midweek meal or for when it’s too hot to cook for too long.

Roasted squash and black bean tacos

Our vegetarian tacos make for an midweek meal. Roasting squash brings out its natural sweetness which balances nicely with the earthy beans.

Lamb tacos with minted pea guacamole

Check out these quick and easy lamb tacos. This vibrant Mexican recipe makes a fun midweek meal to get stuck into.

Lamb Tacos Recipe with Minted Pea Guacamole

Chorizo tacos with pico de gallo

This traditional Mexican meal is a delicious fresh filling for tortillas, packed with crunchy chorizo and topped with a classic Mexican salsa, everyone will love making their own tacos.

Chorizo tacos featuring pico de gallo, black beans and salad

Chicken taquitos

Get your family and friends around and tuck in to these Mexican chicken taquitos. They’re easy to make and you can mix and match your fillings with different cheeses, fresh vegetables and salads. Serve with sour cream and our homemade salsa dip.

Chicken taquitos

Cajun tofu tacos

Tofu doesn’t have to be boring with this recipe for cajun tofu tacos. They’re vegan, low calorie, and only need 30 minutes cooking time. Try more inventive tofu recipes here.

Cajun tofu tacos topped with salsa, cabbage, yogurt and lime wedges for squeezing over

Carne asada tacos with pickled jalapeño and coriander salsa

Carne asada, or beef tacos, are made with grilled steak and served with guacamole, pickled chillies and a fresh coriander salsa. Assemble on the table and let everyone dig in for a taco party!

Carne Asada Tacos Recipe with Pickled Jalapeño and Coriander Salsa

Baja-California style battered spicy fish tacos

These Baja-California style fish tacos are a classic Mexican peninsular snack. Gently spiced and fried in a crisp batter, serve with pickled chillies, purple slaw and homemade avocado crema dressing and you’re good to go!

fish tacos

Crab and avocado tacos

Make our zingy fish tacos with fresh crab, perfectly sliced avocado and hints of chilli – plus they’re ready in just 15 minutes, perfect for a quick summer entertaining idea. Discover more of our recipes ready in under 30 minutes here.

Crab tacos with avocado, coriander and chillies

Buttermilk fried squid and kimchi tacos

Change up your traditional tacos and try crispy squid. Fried in crunchy breadcrumbs and served with lots of Korean spices, as well as kimchi, the traditional fermented vegetable side dish. Makes the best show-off dinner-party starter.

Buttermilk fried squid and kimchi tacos with sliced radishes and pea shoots on a black slate

Bean chilli tacos

Our quick and easy veggie tacos with zesty lime and tangy soured cream will make the whole family happy and are perfect for a midweek meal. Fresh coriander makes all the difference here.

Bean chilli tacos, a pot of soured cream and lime wedge on a white slab

Salmon and black bean tacos

Take soft flaky salmon and rub over spicy chipotle for a bit of heat to the standard fish taco, serve with traditional black beans for a quick and easy Mexican midweek meal. Plus they’re ready in just 20 minutes too. (This simple recipe also works with prawns or firm white fish).

Salmon Tacos Recipe with Black Bean

Tuna tacos with spring fattoush and tahini yogurt

Mexico meets the Middle East with this recipe for tuna tacos with spring fattoush and tahini yogurt from Cat Ashton.

Tuna tacos with salad and a small bowl of yogurt

Black sesame and cardamom tacos

Who says you can’t have tacos for dessert?? A show-stopping, indulgent dessert for any occasion, this recipe comes from chef Jackson Berg from moveable restaurant Xiringuito in Liverpool.

Black sesame and cardamom taco from Xiringuit, liverpool


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