Get ready to spice up summer meals
(BPT) - The inspiration for a great taco can be found in many places - from farmers markets to food trucks to upscale restaurants. All across the country, chefs and home cooks alike are reinventing the taco with global flavors and fresh ingredients.
Just in time for Cinco de Mayo and summertime celebrations, the Betty Crocker Kitchens partnered with Old El Paso to create five tacos with a twist.
"We were inspired by the creative tacos we've been seeing, and wanted to bring these global influences home with some simple ideas for fresh taco-and-margarita pairings," says Jennifer Kalinowski, Food Content Strategy, Betty Crocker Kitchens.
All suggestions feature the five elements that make an awesome taco experience: a shell + hot filling + cold topping + sauce + finishing touch such as a fresh garnish. Take this formula and customize and experiment - tacos are the ultimate fun, casual food.
This summer and beyond, enjoy a global taste experience at home with these taco and margarita ideas:
Create your own puffy taco shell, widely served at restaurants. The make-at-home secret: flour tortillas transformed into puffy shells.