Taco Recipes to Upgrade Your Taco Tuesday or Any Night of the Week

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For many, the best dinner of the week is Taco Tuesday, but even tacos can get boring if you serve the same type repeatedly. Upgrade your Taco Tuesday by pinning these taco recipes to make for the future. You’ll get the ease and flavor of the dish everyone loves while changing up your routine. Banish Taco Tuesday boredom for good.

Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

Taco Recipes Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

Photo: Pinterest/Belle of the Kitchen

No matter what time of year, your slow cooker will prove an invaluable tool for saving you time and effort in the kitchen. This is true even on a Taco Tuesday. For this cilantro lime chicken taco recipe from Belle of the Kitchen, you throw the ingredients into the slow cooker and let them cook until dinner time. It couldn’t be easier. And if you only make beef tacos, the flavorful cilantro chicken filling will be a change of pace.

Oven Baked Beef Tacos

Taco Recipes Oven Baked Beef Tacos

Photo: Pinterest/Dinner at the Zoo

If you have a big family or just want to make tacos for a party, try Dinner at the Zoo’s recipe for oven-baked beef tacos. Though the filling sticks to the traditional American version, the preparation makes these very different. By baking the taco shells with the beef and cheese in them you save time preparing dinner for the group. This is one of the easiest taco recipes you can make for a crowd. Just let everyone top their tacos with their choice of lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, sour cream, or other toppings.

Taco Cones

Taco Recipes Taco Cones

Photo: Pinterest/Two Healthy Kitchens

Think taco recipes all concern changing the filling put into a standard shell? This recipe from Two Healthy Kitchens reimagines the taco shell into a cone. Check out the ingenious way the recipe creator formed the cones and held them together. You may never think of cheese the same way again. These cones make it much easier to enjoy tacos with less mess, especially for kids. Though the texture is different from a standard fried corn tortilla shell, the crunchy, easy taco cone is one recipe you have to make at least once.

Poblano Mushroom Tacos with Cilantro Cream Sauce

Taco Recipes Poblano Mushroom Tacos with Cilantro Yogurt Sauce

Photo: Pinterest/Half Baked Harvest

Who says you only have to go meatless on Mondays? Though most taco recipes have meat fillings, this one uses mushrooms for a meaty texture sans meat. Try this upscale recipe from Half Baked Harvest for tasty vegetarian tacos even meat lovers will enjoy.

Greek Tacos

Taco Recipes Greek Tacos

Photo: Pinterest/Cooking Classy

Who says you have to stick to Tex-Mex flavors when making tacos? Cooking Classy says otherwise with these Greek tacos that fill tortillas with taco meat seasoned with classic Greek herbs like oregano and thyme. Instead of topping these with sour cream and shredded cheddar, you use tzatziki sauce and feta cheese.