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7 delicious taco recipes Instagram nailed (and you'll want to try) for National Taco Day

Image by Katy Lynch from Pixabay.
Image by Katy Lynch from Pixabay.

Not that we have to wait until National Taco Day celebrate the exquisiteness that is tacos, but it sure is a good excuse.

You can get as simple or as fancy as you want and still make a perfect taco, but if you're in the market for something new (to your dinner table) and delicious, we found seven recipes that you'll want to grab a pen and pad for right now before you head to the store with your grocery list.

1. Something chicken

2. Something fishy

3. Something keto

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KETO LEMON CHICKEN ON CHEDDAR CHEESE SHELL TACOS😱 . ✅ RECIPE ✅ . ☑️ CHICKEN ☑️ 💥 Preheat oven to 385F . 💥In a large glass Pyrex pan, add a package of thin sliced chicken breast. Then on each side of the chicken add: —kosher salt —fresh ground pepper . ☑️ CHICKEN MARINADE ☑️ . 💥In a large bowl add: —7 tbsps of olive oil . —7 fresh minced garlic cloves . —4 tbsp of dried oregano —4 tbsp of fresh thyme . —zest of 1 lemon —juice of 1 lemon . —1 diced red onion —1 diced green bell pepper . . 💥Stir and pour over chicken, making sure both sides are evenly coated with marinade . 💥Cover each piece of chicken with a thyme branch (you’ll remove after you take it out do the oven) . 💥Place in over at 385F for 50 minutes . ☑️ CHEESE SHELL ☑️ 💥Preheat oven to 385F . 💥Get a baking sheet and cover with parchment paper. . 💥Place small handfuls of shredded cheddar cheese on parchment paper . . 💥Place in oven for 10 min at 385F . 💥Then go ahead and broil for 1-2 minutes (until cheese is crispy and bubbling) . 💥Then set off to side and let it cool for about 5 minutes. . ==================== ☑️ FINISHING MOVE☑️ . 💥Take cheese and fold half like a taco, and then add: —your marinated chicken from the oven —add some of the cooked green peppers and onions —add some chopped romaine lettuce . —garnish with some dried parsley on top —squeeze some fresh lemon juice on top . 💥Dive in, and enjoy😎 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #keto #ketodiet #ketorecipes #ketodinner #ketodinnerideas #ketogenicdiet #ketochicken #ketolemonchicken #ketochef #ketoferretti #lemonchicken #ketotacos #ketotaco #ketotacoshells #tacotuesday #taco #ketosavedmylife #reversingdiabetes #tacotaco #tacotuesday🌮 #tacos🌮 #tacos #homemadetacos #homecooking

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4. Something turkey

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Who doesn’t love some tacos?! And who doesn’t love a nice easy dinner?! This entire recipe can be made and put on the table in 20 minutes! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I like serving everything in separate bowls so my kids can build their own tacos. I have found that letting them be in charge of what goes on their plate makes them more willing to try new foods.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ TURKEY AND BLACK BEAN TACOS RECIPE⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 12 soft corn tortillas I use Food for Life⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1 lb. lean ground turkey⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Salt and pepper⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 2 tsp. garlic powder⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 2 tbsp. taco seasoning⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1/3- cup water⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1 15- oz can black beans drained and rinsed⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1/4 cup diced onion⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1/2 cup diced bell pepper⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Optional Toppings: lettuce tomato, jalapeno, avocado, cheese, greek yogurt⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ INSTRUCTIONS⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Wrap tortillas in foil and heat in a 350-degree oven for 10-15 minutes or until warmed through.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ...⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Heat a medium saut pan over a medium high heat and add olive oil. Once the oil has heated, add the turkey and season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ...⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Continuously stir the turkey until it has all broken down and is opaque on the outside.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ...⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Add taco seasoning and water and stir until all the turkey is coated with the seasoning.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ...⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Stir in black beans, onions, and peppers. Cook for another 5 minutes until everything has heated through.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ...⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Scoop filling into your taco shell and top with your favorite taco toppings.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ recipe: https://tinyurl.com/y47afjtt (direct link in bio)

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5. Something vegan

6. Something porky

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😍So my nana and papa have never had REAL tacos before. So I whipped out my professional chef outfit (just kidding 😂) and made them some CARNITAS and home made salsa verde! ————————— Carnitas 🌮. . 🌮 Chop up 1 whole medium white onion, and peel 1 bulb of garlic cutting the pieces in halves. Take a pork shoulder butt toast and cut into pieces about half a baseball. 🌮Take a pan and put the pieces in it. Take 11 cups of warm water and place in 8 packets of herbbox chicken bullion powder (1 packet per cup of water with 3 extra cups) until dissolved and transfer to the meat. Add in the garlic, onion, 1 tbsp of ground cumin, and 5 bay leaves. 🌮 Put heat on high until it comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 1 hour or until meat is almost fully cooked. Skim the top of the juice to take out floating fat while it cooks. (If there is any) 🌮 Take roast pieces out and cut up into bite sized pieces. Take a large frying pan over medium heat and add the carnitas pieces to the pan to cook the fat out and brown some of the pieces, for roughly 15 minutes. 🌮 Add 1 and a quarter cups of the reserved juice the meat was cooking in and add into the frying pan. Continue to cook for another 15 minutes, until meat soaks up some of the juice and is tender and juicy. Add in salt and pepper to your own personal preference and serve! . I usually weigh out 4 oz and split it in between 4 tortillas. Add raw chopped onion, cilantro, lime and green verde salsa. ——————— ⭐️4 tomatillos ⭐️2-3 seranno peppers (3 would be spicy) ⭐️some onion and garlic . Boil until soft, transfer the items (not the water) just the veggies to a blender and blend. Add garlic salt and regular salt to taste. OR you can mash up the veggies to make the salsa for a chunkier salsa. . . 4 Carnitas Tacos- 13 points or 6 points for 4 oz of meat . #eatingonabudget #weightwatchersrecipes #weightwatchersfooddiary #freestyle #weightwatchers #tacos #carnitas #recipes #familyapproved #tacorecipes #wwonlinemember #easyrecipes #tacotuesday #wwconnect #wwinstagram #wwigfam #wwinstafam #wwdinners #fromfattofit #easymexicanrecipes #authenticmexicanrecipes

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6. Something healthy(-ish)

7. Something to wrap

Do you have an out-of-this-world taco recipe? Maybe some incredible ideas for sides? Let us know in the comment section below.

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