20 Foods You Didn't Know Could Be Made Into Tacos, But Here Is Photographic Proof That Anything Is Possible
Tacos are a universal crowd-pleaser, whether they're made the traditional way, with ground beef and cheese, or prepared in a more unique and fun way, like with ice cream and chocolate. There's just something about taco recipes that makes them totally irresistible — it's nearly impossible to eat just one. The best thing about tacos is that they can now be made with pretty much anything, and I can prove that to you with this list of foods you never knew could be made into tacos.
If Taco Bell can make shells out of Doritos, then who says you can't make shells out of bacon and fill them with mac and cheese? No, that is not something I just made up from my dreams. It's a real thing. Just like how tacos made of cookies are a real thing, and ... well, I don't want to spoil it for you, because the pictures posted below are even better than hearing these things described in words.
Want to step away from the barbecue and try something new this summer? Perfect — this list is calling your name. Here are 20 foods you didn't know could be made into tacos. Your only issue? Picking one to make first. Luckily, no one says you have to limit your options. Enjoy!
1. Spaghetti and Meatballs
Oh, this? Just a taco made out of pasta, with meatballs and sauce. No big deal. But actually oh my god.
2. Cookie Dough
This is a taco made out of cookie dough and filled with ice cream. I'm pretty sure it's also what Heaven looks like.
Get creative using crispy wontons as taco shells.
Vegan? Trying to be healthy? Just want to expand your horizons? Make these chickpea tacos. The recipe can be found on River Loves Plants.
Cauliflower actually makes for a pretty amazing pizza crust substitution. Use it for tacos, too! Recipe Girl has a great recipe.
6. Chocolate and Ice Cream
NBD, just tortillas filled with ice cream and chocolate. Nothing to see here, except for the best dessert ever.
7. Apple Pie
Look at these apple pie tacos! Look at them! I'm drooling.
Make breakfast instantly more fun by folding your waffle in half and adding eggs and bacon. It literally is that easy.
On a health kick? No worries — use romaine leaves to create lettuce tacos.
10. Chocolate Protein Powder
Even better, make tacos out of protein powder. Just check out the recipe above!
11. Pistachio and Chocolate
How do you make this insane dessert? With chocolate shells and lots of pistachios.
12. Red Velvet
This is a red velvet taco shell. I repeat, a red velvet taco shell.
Make dessert healthier, but still fun, with these delicious fruit tacos in a chocolate shell. The recipe can be found on Munchin with Munchkin.
14. Rice Krispie Treats
These are Rice Krispie Treat taco shells filled with candies that look like other foods. The world is a beautiful place.
Is this just a piece of pizza folded into a taco shape? You know what, maybe it is. But who says you can't still call it a pizza taco?
You can make a taco shell out of bacon and fill it with classic taco ingredients ...
17. Bacon and Mac and Cheese
... or you could make a taco shell out of bacon and fill it with mac and cheese.
Who wouldn't want a taco made of potato?
Vegans, vegetarians, and healthy eaters: Here is a taco made with lentils.
20. A Cookie
I can't say for sure, but according to my trained eye, this looks like a sugar cookie filled with candy to look like a taco. And it's perfect.