Who doesn’t love tacos? They’re easy to eat, easy to make, and they can be made with a seemingly endless combination of ingredients. Plus, they are one of the best dishes to add some spiciness to! Here are 15 of our hottest and most delicious tacos!
1. Spicy Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos
These veggie-packed Spicy Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos are a delicious weeknight meal that can be easily meal prepped in advance. These Spicy Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos by Laura Nockett are seriously delicious and seriously addicting!
2. Korean Spicy Sweet Potato Falafel Tacos With Kimchi
These tacos combine Korean flavors with Mediterranean falafels and Mexican tacos … these Korean Spicy Sweet Potato Falafel Tacos With Kimchi by Maikki Vasala are the most culturally diverse meal you’ll ever have! And it’s pretty darn delicious, too.
3. Roasted Vegetable Tacos With Spicy Cashew Cheese
These Roasted Vegetable Tacos With Spicy Cashew Cheese by Julia Papanek are the perfect, hand-held bites to satisfy your taco cravings. The roasted vegetables are tossed in a savory blend of herbs and then topped with a fiery queso sauce and fresh basil. Taco night just got a whole lot more interesting.
4. Spicy Grilled Tempeh Tacos With Homemade Sour Cream
Whether it’s Taco Tuesday or not, you’ve got to try these Spicy Grilled Tempeh Tacos With Homemade Sour Cream by Travis Piper! Tempeh is grilled to crispy perfection with our Taiwanese spicy bean paste. Serve them with beans and homemade vegan sour cream for a winner of a dinner.
5. Cauliflower-Chickpea Tacos With Spicy Cilantro Sauce
These Cauliflower-Chickpea Tacos With Spicy Cilantro Sauce by Celeste Meredith are loaded with bold flavor and they’re perfect when you need a quick and easy meal. The spicy cilantro sauce is versatile enough to be paired with nearly any savory dish that needs an extra kick of flavor.
6. Chili Lime Lentil Tacos With Spicy Grilled Pineapple Salsa
These Chili Lime Lentil Tacos With Spicy Grilled Pineapple Salsa by Chrysta Hiser are a great high-protein and vegan taco option for you to try! Who ISN’T a fan of tacos? You can make tacos in a billion different ways with numerous toppings and sauces. The possibilities are endless. These lentil tacos are made with a perfectly-seasoned lentil mixture and topped with pineapple salsa. The contrasting flavors compliment each other so well! These spicy, sweet, and filling lentil tacos are awesome on their own, but if you add some vegan sour cream or avocados, they’re even better. The mix of smokey and spicy lentils with the sweetness of pineapple salsa brings just enough heat and plenty of flavor to the table with these tacos.
7. Avocado Cilantro Lime Vegan ‘Chicken’ Tacos with Spicy Aioli
These Avocado Cilantro Lime Vegan ‘Chicken’ Tacos with Spicy Aioli by Joni Marie Newman are filled with delicious ingredients. This recipe is non-vegan approved and oh-so filling!
8. Spicy Cauliflower Lentil Tacos
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If you love spicy food, you need to make these Spicy Cauliflower Lentil Tacos by Parsley Vegan. The filling is made from protein-rich lentils that are blended with cauliflower and warm spices to make a savory filling that brings the heat. Top that with homemade coleslaw, which provides a cooling “crunch,” then sprinkle with pickled jalapeños and a drizzle of dairy-free cilantro crema.
9. Spicy Mango Tofu Tacos
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You can put anything and everything into a taco and it’s delicious! In this particular recipe, corn tortillas are filled with roasted tofu, juicy mangos, some heat from jalapeños, and a dollop of zesty guacamole. These Spicy Mango Tofu Tacos by Medha Swaminathan are irresistible!
10. Spicy Korean BBQ Jackfruit Tacos With Sesame Carrot Coleslaw
These Spicy Korean BBQ Jackfruit Tacos With Sesame Carrot Coleslaw by Joni Marie Newman are the kind of tacos you’d expect to come across at a foodie festival – and they’re every bit as amazing as their name sounds. There’s a medley of flavors and textures at work here and each serves to enhance the other. Spicy jackfruit, creamy sauce, and crunchy coleslaw — what more could you ask for?
11. Sweet Potato and Tofu Breakfast Tacos with Spicy Black Beans
Sweet potato and tofu tacos aren’t just for breakfast, you can eat them at any time of day, but if you’re craving something warm and savory for your morning meal, these Sweet Potato and Tofu Breakfast Tacos with Spicy Black Beans by Alex and Linda Meyer are a great way to start the day!
12. Raw Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos
Crisp, spicy, sweet … Mmm! These Raw Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos by Natalie Yonan are a burst of flavor and texture. The Buffalo sauce is made from dates, sun-dried tomatoes, spices, and tahini for creaminess. Perfect for lunch or a light dinner, you’ll be amazed at how flavorful raw cauliflower can be.
13. Spicy Bean Chili and Rice Tacos With Cashew Sour Cream
These Spicy Bean Chili and Rice Tacos With Cashew Sour Cream by Rebecca Weller are so easy to make and so much fun, it makes every night feel like a fiesta. Big and small kids alike love building their tacos at the dinner table and when delicious fillings ooze from broken taco shells, it’s guaranteed grins all around. Crunchy, messy fun.
14. Sweet and Spicy Lentil Dal Tacos
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Can’t decide between Mexican and Indian? Why not have both! This recipe for lentil dal tacos fuses two of my favorite ever foods. The added molasses gives it an extra interesting twist by providing a deep sweetness that will have you scraping the pot. These Sweet and Spicy Lentil Dal Tacos by Zoe Eisenberg are spectacular!
15. Crispy Fried Avocado Tacos With Jalapeno Slaw and Cilantro-Lime Crema
These Crispy Fried Avocado Tacos With Jalapeno Slaw and Cilantro-Lime Crema by Ashley Hankins are a must-make for any party. They’re stuffed with avocado wedges that are fried to a perfect golden crisp, paired with spicy jalapeño slaw, and topped with a delicious cilantro-lime crema. Trust us, if you bring these little bad boys to your next company party, all your coworkers will have “Fried Avocado Tacos” on their Christmas lists!
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