Few foods in this world are as delicious as the taco. Filled with meat, veggies or even fruit, stuffed inside a soft or hard tortilla, topped with cheese or chipotle, piled with bright toppings or cream — the possibilities are endless. There are plenty of delicious ways to make healthy tacos when it comes to quick weeknight meals or an on-the-go breakfast.
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From a simple bean burrito to BBQ chicken, we’ve rounded up some best quick and healthy taco filling recipes for every meal of the day.
Black Bean Tacos
Full of flavour and fibre, black bean tacos are perfect for nights when you’re looking for meatless snacking. This is simply a quick and healthy recipe that you can even make ahead of time. Just stash all your ingredients in the fridge and pull them out when craving for a veggie or even a vegan snack idea. Up the flavour with a sprinkle of cumin, and garlic and chili powder, with a squeeze of lemon. It takes just minutes to make a flavourful and delicious vegetarian dish.
Quick Breakfast Tacos
Whip your own super-flavourful and super-easy homemade fresh breakfast taco. This Breakfast Scrambled Egg Taco is the fastest way to perk up your morning. Take your standard scrambled eggs to the next level with the addition of avocado slices and shredded Monterey Jack, all wrapped up in a corn tortilla topped with salsa. In just few simple steps, you’ll amp up the healthy fat, fibre and carbohydrates in a complete morning meal.
Easy Skillet Tacos
A perfect recipe for a taco night! Fast, easy and delicious, featuring beef, cheese and salsa, this Beef Skillet Taco is simply super quick, easy on the wallet and our all-time favorite dinner recipe. Season it with chili powder, cumin and fresh cilantro, and you’ll have a dinner in a flash. You can also top it with avocado, tomatoes, lettuce, corns or whatever your family likes. This recipe will surely get your family gather round the table.
BBQ Chicken Tacos
A wonderful addition to our taco filling ideas, BBQ Chicken Tacos are full of flavour and super saucy. Just shred some chicken and jazz up your taco filling with Southwestern-style barbecue sauce, tomatoes, corn, and lime juice. You can also add onion, cilantro and a drizzle of your favourite dressing, and you’ve got yourself a pretty amazing taco. Can’t get enough? We’ve got some more taco filling ideas for you. Keep scrolling!
Sweet Potato Avocado Tacos
Make the delish out of dull! This is just a perfect recipe for whoever is looking for a short, simple and mouthwatering vegetarian taco filling. Don’t be turned off by the lack of meat. The sweet potatoes make the perfect stuffing for a taco when you’re craving a meatless meal. These sweet potato tacos are healthy enough to satisfy both vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.
Very Berry Tacos
Tacos for dessert? Yes please! This fresh berry kiwi taco is simply tasty, juicy, creamy, healthy and nutritious. Mix pineapple, strawberries and kiwi and stuff it all inside cinnamon and sugar dusted tortillas. A quick, simple and delicious fruit salsa provides fibre and vitamin C. You can also make a mixed berry taco for dessert. Mix some berries (blueberries, raspberries and strawberries) and top with ricotta cheese, sprinkle with cinnamon powder and add a dash of your favorite nuts. This makes for an antioxidant-rich, delicious treat.
Salmon Taco With Avocado And Mango Salsa
For maximum flavour in minimum time, this taco filling is a great way to eat heart-healthy salmon. Rich in both flavor and color, coated with chipotle powder, paired with cream and avocado mango salsa, salmon taco filling is the definition of fine perfection! Fresh and light in taste, the flavor of salmon shines in this recipe. Loaded with chipotle seasoning, topped with shredded cheddar and crunchy cabbage, this taco will likely become your favorite weeknight meal.