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Taco Tuesday: 20 Ways to make beef tacos even better

Justina Huddleston is an editor and the head writer for TDmonthly Magazine. She has been a freelance writer for several years, though her real passion is cooking. You can see the recipes she creates on her vegan food blog, A Life of Litt...

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Beef taco recipes that are anything but boring

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Beef taco recipes that are anything but boring

Forget limp lettuce, bland tomatoes and ground beef seasoned from a box. These beef taco recipes are where it's at.

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Crock-Pot cheesy, beefy tacos

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Crock-Pot cheesy, beefy tacos

Slow-cooked beef is combined with cheese sauce for tacos that rest firmly in the "comfort food" recipe category.

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Mongolian beef tacos

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Mongolian beef tacos

These sweet-and-savory tacos are drizzled with a Mongolian beef-inspired sauce that's totally irresistible.

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Hoisin beef tacos

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Hoisin beef tacos

Hoisin sauce and a sweet-and-sour slaw make these tacos totally out of the ordinary.

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Middle Eastern beef tacos

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Middle Eastern beef tacos

Middle Eastern spices, salty feta and spicy peperoncini put a delicious spin on these beef tacos.

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Spicy orange beef tacos

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Spicy orange beef tacos

All your favorite Chinese takeout flavors, now in taco form.

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Slow cooker Caribbean beef tacos

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Slow cooker Caribbean beef tacos

These slow-cooked tacos are topped with a vibrant mango salsa.

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Asian beef tacos with pickled veggies

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Asian beef tacos with pickled veggies

Ginger, garlic, a little spice and a lot of flavor make these Asian beef tacos stand out.

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Garlic beef tacos with slaw

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Garlic beef tacos with slaw

These slow cooker garlic beef tacos are kept feeling light with a spoonful of crunchy slaw.

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Corned beef tacos

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Corned beef tacos

These corned beef tacos are topped with a spicy cabbage slaw, perfect for celebrating St. Paddy's Day all year.

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Korean beef tacos

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Korean beef tacos

Korean beef bulgogi and spicy, funky kimchee will make these tacos a family favorite.

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Buffalo beef tacos

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Buffalo beef tacos

Forget chicken. Buffalo beef is the star of these tasty tacos.

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Chipotle stout-braised beef tacos

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Chipotle stout-braised beef tacos

Smoky, spicy and downright beefy, these tacos will satisfy any appetite.

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Chipotle-BBQ beef tacos

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Chipotle-BBQ beef tacos

These slow cooker chipotle-barbecue beef tacos are served with a bright and tangy mango salsa.

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Hawaiian beef tacos

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Hawaiian beef tacos

Pineapple-soy beef and a fresh salsa medley make this recipe a fun alternative to tacos from a box.

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Sunny-side egg tacos

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Sunny-side egg tacos

You haven't truly enjoyed a beef taco until you've put an egg on it.

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Cabbage shell beef tacos

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Cabbage shell beef tacos

Keep your tacos low carb by spooning your seasoned beef, veggie and toppings into a crisp cabbage leaf.

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Beer-braised beef tacos

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Beer-braised beef tacos

Slow cooker beef tacos get even more flavor thanks to a long soak in some dark beer.

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Shredded sesame beef tacos

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Shredded sesame beef tacos

These beefy tacos are made in the slow cooker and amped up with sesame, pickled veggies and lime.

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Teriyaki beef tacos

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Teriyaki beef tacos

Sweet-and-savory teriyaki beef is topped with ginger-miso slaw in these flavor-packed tacos.

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