Fuss-Free Tacos & Tostadas

We show you fun, simple ways to dress up tacos and tostadas with fresh ingredients and creative flavor pairings.


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Steak and Herb Tacos
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Steak and Herb Tacos

    A spicy rub for the beef gives this authentic taco-stand-style taco its Southwest flavor.

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Grilled Vegetable Tostadas with Quick Mole Sauce

    Put a summer spin on tostadas with fresh vegetables and mole, a flavorful Mexican sauce traditionally made with dried chiles, dark chocolate, and myriad seasonings.

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Chicken-Vegetable Tacos

    Fill whole-wheat tortillas with fresh veggies from the garden, chicken, fingerling potatoes, and green salsa for a satisfying supper.

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Pork-Wasabi Tacos

    At taco stands around the U.S., cooks are adding Asian flavors to their creations. Get in on the trend with this easy taco recipe.

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Fish Tostadas with Chili-Lime Cream

    For a quick dinner you'll love, top crunchy tostadas with broiled tilapia fillets, veggies, and a zesty chili-lime cream.

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Catfish and Slaw Tacos

    This quick taco recipe features a spicy homemade coleslaw and cornmeal-crusted catfish.

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Fish Tacos with Peppers

    A spicy marinade featuring a splash of tequila flavors the fish in this Yucatan-inspired dish. Marinate the fish for just 30 minutes; if it sits much longer, the acidic lime juice will "cook" it.

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Easy Garden Tacos

    Ready in minutes, these light tacos make the most of garden-fresh vegetables. Grilled chicken breast adds healthy, filling protein, while dried tomato pesto makes a flavorful spread.

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Skillet Tostadas

    You can use beef, pork, chicken, or turkey to create these sizzling skillet tostadas. Spicy salsa adds a kick, while nacho cheese soup adds creaminess.

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Shredded Pork Tacos

    With only four main ingredients, these slow-cooker tacos are a snap to make. Spicy Mexican cheese, ripe olives, chopped avocado, and shredded lettuce -- all served on the side in small dishes -- make delicious add-ons.

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Seafood Tacos with Salsa

    Tacos are even tastier when filled with stir-fried jicama, sweet pepper, lobster, and zucchini. Spice things up with serrano pepper salsa, served here in a pretty bell pepper bowl.

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Towering Tostadas

    Ready-to-use ingredients like shredded chicken and bottled taco sauce make these crispy tostadas quick and easy. They're ready and on the table in just 15 minutes.

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Chicken Tacos

    These delicious tacos stuffed with chicken, chili pepper, and tomato are ready in less than 30 minutes. If you don't have any leftover chicken to use, pick up a rotisserie chicken from your local market.

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