7 Soft Taco Recipes to Make You Feel like You're on a Mexican Vacay ...


Soft taco recipes are the perfect way to make an ordinary day feel like a south of the border vacation.

I love to make soft tacos with summery ingredients and enjoy them on the patio with a cold beer.

I might be far from the ocean, but I can pretend like I just hit up the closest street vendor for some authentic tacos any Mexican would love.

Try these soft taco recipes next time you need a break and you’ll see exactly what I’m talking about.

1. Avocado Tacos

Avocado Tacos

Avocados are the perfect base for soft taco recipes because they don’t need to be cooked, which means you can throw together a meal in mere minutes.

This is the perfect recipe to try on a busy night!


3 avocados, peeled with seeds removed and mashed

¼ cup diced onions

¼ teaspoon garlic salt

12 corn tortillas (6 inches)

1 bunch finely chopped fresh cilantro

Jalapeno pepper sauce


Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.

Combine the avocados, onion and garlic salt in a small bowl.

Bake the corn tortillas on a baking sheet in a single layer until hot, about 2 to 5 minutes.

Spread each tortilla with the avocado mixture and top with cilantro.2

Season to taste with jalapeno pepper sauce.2

2. Spicy Beef and Black Bean Soft Tacos with Cucumber, Tomato and Lime Salsa

Spicy Beef and Black Bean Soft Tacos with Cucumber, Tomato and Lime Salsa

The name might be a mouthful, but these soft tacos are super simple to make and taste really good on a hot summer night.

They’re also delicious when the weather is cold, so go ahead and add them to your menu anytime you have a craving.

I promise that’s going to be all the time after one taste of these delectable tacos.


1 pound lean ground beef

1 teaspoon olive oil

2 ½ tablespoons taco seasoning

15 ounces black beans

1 ½ cups chopped cucumber

1 cup finely chopped fresh tomatoes

½ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro

¼ cup thinly sliced green onion

1 teaspoon green jalapeno sauce

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 cup grated low-fat cheese

8 (6-inch) whole wheat tortillas


Put the oil in a large skillet and heat.3

Add the ground beef and 2 tablespoons of taco seasoning.

Cook until browned.

Meanwhile, drain and rinse the beans.

Once brown, add the beans to the pan with 1 cup water and simmer until water evaporates.

Add more taco seasoning if desired.

Combine the cucumbers, tomatoes, green onion, cilantro, green jalapeno sauce and lime juice in a bowl.

Warm the tortillas and layer with the meat, cucumber mixture and cheese.

Source: yummly.com

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