24 Taco Recipes With Alternatives to Ground Beef That Will Please the Whole Family
The typical taco recipe features ground beef with classic seasoning, but changing it up once in a while could be the perfect way to expand your dinner repertoire. With these 24 delicious taco recipes — featuring proteins like beans, shrimp, and ground turkey — at your disposal, it'll be hard to fight the urge to make tacos every night!
Chipotle Lemongrass Maple Shrimp Tacos
These Chipotle Lemongrass Maple Shrimp Tacos can be ready and on the table in just about 30 minutes!
Slow-Cooked Blackberry Jalapeño Pulled Pork Tacos
Slow-Cooked Blackberry Jalapeño Pulled Pork Tacos pack a seriously delicious punch — keep the jalapeño in the recipe for adventurous kiddos, or omit it for a milder flavor.
Black Bean and Baked Plantain Tacos
Vegetarians won't be the only people who enjoy these Black Bean and Baked Plantain Tacos — try 'em on anyone!
BBQ Pork Tacos
You can just tell that these BBQ Pork Tacos are going to taste amazing!
Summer Taco Salad Bowls
The taco deconstructed, these Summer Taco Salad Bowls are colorful and light.
Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps
These tacos are wrapped in lettuce instead of tortillas and made with ground turkey instead of beef — sign us up!
Slow-Cooked Korean BBQ Chicken Tacos
Slow-Cooked Korean BBQ Chicken Tacos are a change-up to the classic ground beef taco in a huge way!
Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos
Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos are easy to make, delicious, and oven-free!
Roasted Cauliflower and Lentil Tacos
Roasted Cauliflower and Lentil Tacos are a great option for vegetarian families, or just for a change of pace in the dinner repertoire.
Crispy Avocado Vegetarian Tacos
Crispy Avocado Vegetarian Tacos leave out the meat, but none of the flavor!
Chicken Tinga Tacos
These Chicken Tinga Tacos have a crowd-pleasing secret ingredient — bacon!
Pineapple Fish Tacos
These Pineapple Fish Tacos are made with a rainbow pepper slaw that any kid will love to look at — and devour!
These turkey Greek Tacos are a fresh way to add color to your child's plate!
Grilled Halibut Tacos With Watermelon Salsa
Grilled Halibut Tacos With Watermelon Salsa will have your family running to the table!
Fish Tacos With Tart Cherry & Mango Salsa
Yum! These Fish Tacos With Tart Cherry & Mango Salsa look too good to be true!
Grilled Shrimp Tacos With Corn Salsa
These Grilled Shrimp Tacos With Corn Salsa are nice and light for hot Summer nights.
Tortilla Chip Crusted Tofu Tacos With Mango Salsa
These Tortilla Chip Crusted Tofu Tacos With Mango Salsa are totally veggie and totally awesome!
Shrimp Tacos With Watermelon Pico de Gallo
Shrimp Tacos With Watermelon Pico de Gallo combine fish, fruit, and and fun colors to make a delicious meal.
Easy Chicken Tacos
These Easy Chicken Tacos are the perfect quick meal for weeknights once the kiddos go back to school.
Grilled Salmon Tacos
These Grilled Salmon Tacos are super colorful, and a good way to get your picky little eater to start enjoying some fish.
Nothing says Summer like a delicious Seafood Taco.
Slow-Cooked Tacos al Pastor
Keep the oven off in the hot Summer months, and try these Slow-Cooked Tacos al Pastor.
Quinoa Black Bean Tacos
Quinoa Black Bean Tacos may just be your child's next obsession!
Grilled Mahimahi Fish Tacos
Grilled Mahimahi Fish Tacos are a delicious Summer dinner treat!