Spicy Tacos Two Ways: For Meat and Veggie Lovers

Extra Hot Dipping Sauce
Original Hot Sauce

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 4
Serving Size: 2-3 tacos

Spicy Tacos are a culinary adventure that promises bold and fiery flavors with every bite.

This versatile recipe lets you create your perfect taco, whether you’re a meat lover or prefer a vegetarian option.

It’s a quick and satisfying meal that’s ideal for adding some heat to your dinner table.

The foundation of these tacos is the spicy seasoned filling.

You can choose from options like ground beef, chicken, pork, or sautéed veggies, depending on your preference.

Season your chosen ingredient with a zesty blend of spices that might include chili powder, hot sauce, paprika, and more.

Assemble your Spicy Tacos with soft or crunchy taco shells, and load them up with your seasoned filling.

Top with your favorite toppings such as shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, sliced jalapeños, and shredded cheese.

Don’t forget to drizzle hot sauce or salsa over the top for that extra kick.

The beauty of Spicy Tacos lies in the fact that they allow everyone to customize their perfect taco.

By adjusting the level of spiciness and adding their favorite toppings, individuals can create a zesty and flavorful creation that suits their taste.

This makes Spicy Tacos an excellent choice for gatherings or family dinners, as it allows each person to build their own unique and delicious meal.

Get ready to indulge in the savory and spicy delights of Spicy Tacos and enjoy a meal bursting with flavor and heat!


1 pound ground meat (beef, chicken, pork)

3 cups diced vegetables (e.g., bell peppers, onions, zucchini)

2-3 tablespoons taco seasoning for the meat, adjust to taste (adjust to taste)

2 teaspoons Extra Hot Dipping Sauce

2 tablespoons taco seasoning for the veggies, adjust to taste

8-10 taco shells, soft or crunchy

Toppings: shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, sliced jalapeños, shredded cheese, sour cream, hot sauce, salsa, diced onions, guacamole, lime wedges, etc.


Step 1

In a skillet over medium heat, cook the ground meat (if using) until browned and cooked through. Drain any excess grease. Season with taco seasoning and add 1 teaspoon of Extra Hot Dipping Sauce.

Step 2

  1. If using sautéed vegetables, heat a tablespoon of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the sliced vegetables and sauté until they are tender-crisp. Season them with taco seasoning and add 1 teaspoon of Extra Hot Dipping Sauce.

Step 3

Warm the taco shells in the oven according to package instructions.

Step 4

To assemble your Spicy Tacos, spoon the seasoned meat or veggies into each taco shell.

Step 5

Top the tacos with your choice of toppings. Be creative and add as many or as few toppings as you like.

Step 6

Drizzle hot sauce or salsa over the top for an extra burst of heat.

Step 7

Serve your Spicy Tacos hot, and enjoy customizing them to your taste with your favorite toppings.

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