Taco Party

 

 

Taco ‘Bout a Party, this one’s beyond awesome: we’ve got Taco Dip, Taco Seasoning and, best of all, Ice Cream Tacos. Mmmmm. We can’t wait to show you how to whip all of this up. Here goes.

Taco Dip

What You Need:  Cream cheese, sour cream, taco seasoning, chunky salsa, shredded cheddar cheese, two large tomatoes, and a medium-sized bowl.

Ingredients from top: taco seasoning, tomatoes, shredded cheese and salsa
(Ingredients from top: taco seasoning, tomatoes, shredded cheese and salsa, cream cheese & sour cream photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step One: Combine the cream cheese and sour cream in a bowl.

Cream cheese and sour cream, plus salsa, cheese and taco seasoning
(Cream cheese and sour cream, plus salsa, cheese and taco seasoning, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Two: Stir in the salsa, cheese, tomatoes and taco seasoning. Mix well.

Taco dip
(Taco dip, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Three: Sprinkle a little more cheese and chopped tomatoes on the top and you’re done. Grab the chips! If you’re thirsty, check out our awesome Rum Punch Recipe.

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Taco Dip

The best taco dip anywhere.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 15 people

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. package of cream cheese Softened
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1.25 oz. package of taco seasoning mix
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 large tomatoes Chopped

Instructions

  1. Combine the cream cheese and sour cream in a bowl.

  2. Stir in the salsa, cheese, tomatoes and taco seasoning. Mix well.

  3. Sprinkle a little more cheese and chopped tomatoes on the top and you're done.

Tacos with Homemade Taco Seasoning

When it comes to making outta this world tacos, it all comes down to the seasoning, and you don’t want it store-bought. You want it homemade, which is why we’re sharing our amazing recipe.

What you’ll need: chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, dried oregano, paprika, ground cumin, salt and black pepper.

Seasoning ingredients
(Seasoning ingredients, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step One: Gather all your spices and mix them in a bowl.

Meat of your choice and taco seasoning
(Meat of your choice and taco seasoning, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Two: Brown the meat slightly – it can be turkey, beef or chicken. Anything you want. Pour the homemade taco seasoning into the pan. Mix well.

Taco shells, meat, tomatoes, lettuce, cheese and sour cream
(Taco shells, meat, tomatoes, lettuce, cheese and sour cream, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Three: Scoop the browned meat into taco shells. Top with tomatoes, lettuce, shredded cheese and a dollop of sour cream. Dig in!

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Tacos with Homemade Taco Seasoning

Outta-this-world meat tacos with homemade taco seasoning. You'll never buy store-bought again.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 pound any meat: turkey, beef or chicken

Instructions

  1. Combine all the seasonings into a bowl. 

  2. Brown meat slightly.

  3. Pour taco seasoning into the pan. Mix well.

  4. Scoop meat into taco shells. Top with ingredients of your choice! 

 Ice Cream Tacos

Who says tacos are just for a main course? These delicious Ice Cream Tacos will blow your mind.

What you’ll need: frozen waffles, vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup, maraschino cherries, sprinkles, whipped cream and a pan.

Frozen waffles
(Frozen waffles, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step One: Place the frozen waffles into a pan. Let them thaw for 10 minutes. Then form each into a taco shape so they’re snug in the pan.

Waffles, vanilla ice cream and chocolate drizzle
(Waffles, vanilla ice cream and chocolate drizzle, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Two: Fill each “taco” with vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate. Freeze until firm.

Ice Cream Tacos
(Ice Cream Tacos, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Three: Top with whipped cream, sprinkles and a cherry. Keep frozen and allow tacos to sit for five minutes before you serve them. Mmmmmm.

Now this, THIS is a Taco Party!

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Ice Cream Tacos

The yummiest Ice Cream Tacos you'll ever taste. Super easy to make, too.

Ingredients

  • 6 frozen waffles
  • 3 cups vanilla ice cream
  • chocolate syrup
  • maraschino cherries
  • whipped cream
  • sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Place frozen waffles into a pan. Let them thaw for 10 minutes. Form each into a taco shape.

  2. Fill each "taco" with vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate syrup. Freeze until firm.

  3. Top with whipped cream, sprinkles and a cherry. Keep frozen and allow tacos to sit for five minutes before you serve them.

Lisa Mitchell

I am a blogger for CheapCaribbean.com who is a travel junkie and addicted to the beach.

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