Gluten-Free Taco Recipes

Miguel Malo

Tacos! Thanks to the availability of gluten-free corn tortillas, it's so easy to enjoy this international foodie favorite. Gluten-free corn tortillas, whether homemade or store-bought, are the foundation of any delicious taco and the sky's the limit when it comes to filling options.

Check out our collection of taco and tortilla recipes and change them up. Make your tacos with chicken, turkey, beef, fish, veggies or whatever! Like pizza, tacos are meant to be personalized. Add a side of...MORE delicious homemade guacamole, pico de gallo or fresh tomato salsa for a really special taco.

Reminder: Always make sure your work surfaces, utensils, pans, and tools are free of gluten. Always read product labels. Manufacturers can change product formulations without notice. When in doubt, do not buy or use a product before contacting the manufacturer for verification that the product is free of gluten.

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    Fish tacos are popular from South America to Alaska. Seasoned coleslaw with minced jalapenos and fusion mayo add flavor and crunch to this, my favorite taco recipe. If you've never had a fish taco, it's time to try one!

  • 02 of 10
    Molly Watson

    Our Guide to Mexican Food has prepared a great step-by-step guide to making homemade corn tortillas without a tortilla press. All you need is a bag of gluten-free masa harina, and you can enjoy fresh, homemade tortillas anytime!

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    Gluten-Free Turkey Taco. 2012 (c) Molly Watson

    "Cooking ho-hum ground turkey with chiles, garlic, and cumin and then hitting it with fresh lime juice and chopped cilantro makes a fabulous filling for easy at-home tacos." - Molly Watson, local foods expert.

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    "A simple taco sold on the streets in Mexico by vendors." — Chelsie Kenyon, the Guide Mexican Food.

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    "These make a great dinner or an after-school snack. And rolled tacos are easily dipped in your favorite sauce or salsa." — Chelsie Kenyon, the Guide to Mexican Food

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    Gluten-Free Taco Image and Recipe Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Tacos with Avocados. © 2012 Teri Lee Gruss

    Shredded baby spinach, red onions, and avocado add vitamins, minerals, healthy fatty acids add vibrant color to this healthy version of a classic favorite.

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    Packaged seasoning mixes can contain wheat as a thickener so read labels carefully when buying this type of product. It's easy to make your own gluten-free taco seasoning mix at home with gluten-free spices and herbs. Double or triple the recipe and store the mixture in a spice jar and you'll have delicious taco seasoning when you need it.

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    Gluten-Free Homemade Guacamole Recipe Image Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Homemade Guacamole with Corn Tortilla Chips. © 2012 Teri Lee Gruss

    Tacos are best enjoyed with delicious, healthy add-ons like creamy rich homemade guacamole and bursting with flavor homemade pico de gallo salsa. Both are classic taco condiments, are naturally gluten-free and easy to make at home.

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    "These are a big hit at fiestas, and they also make a great afternoon snack." - Chelsie Kenyon, the Guide to Mexican Food. I would add that "tacos pequenos" are a terrific activity recipe for gluten-free kids birthday parties and sleepovers. Kids love to make their own tacos!

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    Homemade Gluten-Free Tomato Salsa Recipe Image Teri Gruss
    Homemade Fresh Tomato Salsa Recipe. 2012 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Our recipe for homemade gluten-free tomato salsa is mild on the "heat meter" making it a good, all-purpose salsa to serve with tacos or tortilla chips. After making this recipe you'll wonder why you ever bought commercial salsas at the grocery.