12 homemade fajita and taco recipes. Better than the ones in a Mexican cantina!

Homemade tortillas and tacos are always a good option for cook a quick dinner or to share in a meeting with friends.

The best thing is that they are super versatile, because tortillas (wheat or corn) are a perfect container for a multitude of ingredients. Meat, fish, vegetables, legumes, rice, quinoa, eggs… everything is delicious rolled up with an omelette!

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It is important, yes. that the filling is juicy. That is why most fajitas are completed with some sauce, from guacamole, the quintessential Mexican sauce; hummus, yogurt sauce, homemade mayonnaise…

Easy Kitchen selects 12 fajita recipes for you so you don’t always prepare them the same way. And you know, if you are missing any ingredient you can ignore it or replace it with another that you have in the fridge. And of course, take advantage of the leftovers.

1. Beef fajitas with peppers

Beef fajitas with peppers

Surely one of the most classic fajita recipes, since the original ones, coming from the border between Mexico and the United States, are prepared with roast beef and vegetables. These have red pepper, green pepper, onion and tomato.

Beef fajitas with peppers

Beef fajitas with peppers

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2. Chicken and vegetable fajitas with yogurt sauce

FAJITAS OF CHICKEN AND VEGETABLES WITH YOGURT SAUCE.

A version with chicken, marinated in lemon juice. The refreshing touch of the yogurt sauce adds unctuousness to the chicken, cabbage, carrot, pepper and tomato filling.

Chicken and vegetable fajitas with yogurt sauce

Chicken and vegetable fajitas with yogurt sauce

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3. Fajitas with guacamole, vegetables and tofu

CORN FAJITAS WITH GUACAMOLE, VEGETABLES AND TOFU.

If you are a vegetarian, you do not have to miss out on the pleasure of eating some good fajitas. These are prepared with smoked tofu, spring onion, radishes, avocado, tomato and carrot.

Corn fajitas with guacamole, vegetables and tofu

Corn fajitas with guacamole, vegetables and tofu

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4. Whole Grain Chicken and Vegetable Fajitas

Whole grain chicken and vegetable fajitas

They are whole grain because the tortillas with which we prepare them are, but of course you can use regular, wheat or corn tortillas. The chicken is sautéed with red and green pepper and onion. And they also have arugula, soy sauce and sesame.

Whole grain chicken and vegetable fajitas

Whole grain chicken and vegetable fajitas

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5. Fajitas stuffed with quinoa and azuki beans with vegetables

Fajitas stuffed with quinoa and azuki beans with vegetables

Another vegetarian option that we prepare with quinoa, black beans, three-color peppers, spring onion, seaweed and a touch of ginger. You have to try them because they are light, nutritious and healthy.

Fajitas stuffed with quinoa and azuki beans with vegetables

Fajitas stuffed with quinoa and azuki beans with vegetables

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6. Taco Pie

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You will leave everyone impressed when you take this tortilla cake with layers of a tasty filling based on beef and vegetables (peppers, carrot, zucchini, tomato, spring onion, avocado, jalapeño and corn). The final touch is to sprinkle it with grated cheese and gratin it for which is founded

taco cake

7. Pulled Pork Tacos

Pulled Pork Tacos

If you have a leftover of any stewed meat, like this pulled pork, think about giving it an outlet by preparing some fajitas or tacos like these. But in the recipe you will find the recipe for the pulled pork and also for the tortillas, which are homemade.

Pulled Pork Tacos

8. Grilled Chicken Tacos

grilled chicken tacos

Avocado, baby spinach, mixed lettuce, tomato, carrot and homemade yogurt sauce. Is it or is it not an appetizing combination? If you don’t have time to make the roast chicken, you can substitute it with tuna in olive oil.

grilled chicken tacos

9. Marinated Turkey Bean Tacos

Turkey Tacos with Beans

Beans are another essential ingredient in Tex-Mex cuisine and one of the most common in fajitas. Here they are mixed with strips of turkey marinated in orange juice, garlic, cumin and paprika.

Marinated turkey tacos with beans

Marinated turkey tacos with beans

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10. Caramelized Sirloin Tacos

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These are surely the most gourmet fajitas of the entire selection. Because we don’t just sauté the meat, we caramelize it with soy sauce, honey, sugar and rice vinegar. They are served with cucumber and carrot sticks.

Caramelized Sirloin Tacos

Caramelized Sirloin Tacos

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11. Shrimp and hake tempura tacos

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A seafood version of the fajitas that we make with hake tacos and shrimp tails in tempura and a delicious yogurt sauce with capers, mustard and pickles. Delicious!

Shrimp and hake tempura tacos

Shrimp and hake tempura tacos

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12. Tacos de heura with vegetables and coconut cheese

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If you are vegan, do not miss this recipe for fajitas, in which the chicken is replaced by heura and the cheese is made with coconut milk. To accompany, we prepare a dried tomato sauce that also contains nuts, garlic powder and oregano.

Heura tacos with vegetables and coconut cheese

Heura tacos with vegetables and coconut cheese

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