Tag Archives: Tacos

Fish tacos with salad. 2/25/23

We used tilapia as our fish in our corn tortilla tacos. John cooked the seasoned fish in a pan on the stove top in a little oil. They only take 3 to 4 minutes per side. I prepared a salad … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos, Mexican rice, spicy beans. 1/25/23

Wednesday’s dinner was more like what we normally eat at home. It was lighter on the fat and the portion size was certainly smaller than the gigantic steaks of yesterday. However, it was just as tasty and filling. John, as … Continue reading

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Shrimp street tacos and salmon summer rolls. 1/22/23

I am always trying to find items which will not blow my food budget when we are on a road trip. Although these tacos came with chips (which I gave away to my dining partners), shrimp and corn tortillas are … Continue reading

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Taco Tuesday – carnitas! 12/6/22

Pork butt (shoulder) was on sale this week for $1.87/lb. So we thought we would buy a small one and try making carnitas in the Instant Pot for some dinners and lunches. We followed this recipe from the Well plated … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos, pinto beans, arugula and golden beets. 9/29/22

When we have tacos I like to make a condiment bar on the kitchen counter that way everyone can fix their plate the way they like. John cooked the shrimp and warmed the tortillas while I cut up the taco … Continue reading

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Fish taco with spicy black beans and rice 5/18/22

Underneath the cabbage, tomatoes, onion, and salsa verde there is a fish fillet and a corn tortilla. This is my version of a taco, a whole bunch of things piled on a tortilla. Folding a tortilla up and eating it … Continue reading

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Mahi mahi tacos and spicy black beans. 2/21/22

Having made a menu for the week the first thing I do is switch it all around because the avocados have ripened! I expected them to be like the last two I bought which took the better part of a … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos with spicy black beans. 10/21/21

I think the key to this dish is perfectly cooked shrimp and an array of toppings. John did a stellar job on the shrimp and also toasted up the tortillas over the open flame on the stovetop. I prepared the … Continue reading

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Chicken tacos with spicy black beans. 9/2/21

I eat my tacos with a knife and fork rather than folded up. It definitely takes me longer to eat them that way. The longer I eat the more satisfied I feel. John ate three hand-held tacos in less time … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos with spicy black beans 8/7/21

Who doesn’t love taco night?! When we have tacos I set up a make your own taco bar so it is up to me to get all the condiments ready and cook the beans while John is responsible for cooking … Continue reading

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