It's National Taco Day! Here's Some Recipes To Celebrate!

It may be a rainy Monday but at least it's National Taco Day!

Margarita glasses with salted rim and lime and plates of tacos

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SO in honor of the holiday I figured I would share with you a couple recipes. One for my go to taco and the other...well for a Margarita! Because let's face it they go together just like peanut butter and jelly!

Marinated Steak Taco


For the

  • 1cuporange juice
  • 2clovesgarlic, peeled
  • 2chipotle peppers plus 2 tablespoons adobo sauce from the can
  • 1/2cupcilantro leaves and stems(or a large fistful)
  • 1tablespooncumin
  • 1teaspooncinnamon
  • 1teaspoonkosher salt

For the Tacos:

  • 1 1/2poundsflat iron steak
  • Chopped onion
  • Chopped cilantro leaves
  • Sliced avocado
  • Chopped tomato


  • Poke holes in the steak with a large knife, taking care to make the holes with the grain. Add the steak to a gallon size freezer bag.
  • Add the orange juice, garlic cloves, chipotle peppers and adobo sauce, cilantro, cumin, cinnamon and kosher salt into a blender. Puree until smooth then pour into the freezer bag with the steak, seal and refrigerate for 1 hour up to overnight.
  • Let the steak come to room temperature before grilling, about 20 minutes. Oil grates with grapeseed oil and preheat it on high heat.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-high and grill the meat for 10 minutes on each side or until cooked to desired doneness.
  • Allow the steak to rest on a platter, covered with foil, for 10 minutes before cutting.
  • Warm the tortillas over a gas flame or on the grill. Assemble the tacos with sliced avocado, chopped onion, tomatoes, cilantro, queso fresco, and a squeeze of grilled limes or sliced jalapeño if you like.

Photo Credit: Getty images

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