20 Healthy Taco Recipes for Taco Tuesday

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Growing up, one of my favorite nights in our house was Taco Night! I like to think it was always on a Tuesday but who knows?

More often than not, my mom would make us classic ground beef Tacos with crispy shells and a variety of toppings. It was always so much fun to pile everything on and wage the war on how long you could eat the taco shell without it completely falling apart.

Nowadays, when I eat tacos, they are usually of the soft-shell variety, filled with a variety of perfectly-spiced ingredients and accompanied by guacamole, pico, herbs, and some type of green salad.

Weeknight Black Bean Tacos from Everyday Maven

Some of my Taco standby’s are…

Beef + Bean Taco Lettuce Wraps   and    Weeknight Black Bean Tacos

I also like to make this Grilled Shrimp + Corn Fiesta Salad and if you don’t already have a good recipe for Homemade Taco Seasoning, now is the time to make your own and save some money!

Grilled Shrimp + Corn Fiesta Salad from Everyday Maven

These are not Mexican influenced but remind me of Tacos so I rotate through these a lot as well.

Buffalo Shrimp Lettuce Wraps       /       Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Curried Chicken & Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

Buffalo Shrimp Lettuce Wraps from Everyday Maven

I have been taking it easy this week with cooking, between my freezer disaster and a bunch of personal obligations, there is just not enough time for me to spend in the kitchen. Whenever that happens, I think homemade convenience, I think Tacos.

So, tonight will be  Beef + Bean Taco Lettuce Wraps. We’ll have them with some homemade guacamolepico de gallo, cilantro and a green salad. I’m planning to concoct the salad out of whatever vegetables are left in the produce drawer.

Because we all love Tacos, I have collected 18 fabulous Taco recipes from some of my food blogger friends. Add those to my Beef Tacos and Weeknight Black Bean Tacos and you have 20 Healthy Taco Recipes for Taco Tuesday and plenty of inspiration!

For the next week or so, Everyday Maven will be hosting some really fantastic guest bloggers to give you a chance to get to know some new food blogs. And, they will, of course, be providing some delicious,  interesting and healthy new recipes for you.

 These guests are blogs that I personally follow and feel inspired by. I reached out to them and they graciously accepted so stay tuned as I explain a little about each one and why they are so great!

Fish & Shellfish Tacos:

Grilled Fish Tacos with Coleslaw & Chipotle Sauce from Jeanette’s Healthy Living

Chicken and Turkey Tacos:

Shredded Chicken Tacos with Tomatillo Sauce from Savour Fare

Beef Tacos:

Korean Beef Tacos with Cucumber Slaw
from Confessions of a Foodie Bride
(Slow Cooker)

Pork Tacos:

Vegan & Vegetarian Tacos:

Vegan Street Tacos with Soy Chorizo from Recipe Renovator

Other Fun Taco Inspired Dishes:

Veggie-Heavy Taco Pie from An Edible Mosaic


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    • EverydayMaven says

      Thanks Julia! I wanted to be sure to include a couple from all the major categories.

      I have been looking forward to dinner all day Laura!

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