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Feb 7, 2014 04:02 PM

Interesting taco toppings

HI! I will be making filet tacos tomorrow night, filet is already cooked and just waiting to be sliced! I also made some chimichurri, and bought some red onions that I'm going to quick-pickle tonight, along with some avocados I'm going to marinate in lime and a little olive oil, and a sprinkling of ceyenne. I also have some sour cream and fresh cilantro in the fridge. Any other flavors/toppings that might be interesting? I would like to stay away from iceburg/shredded cheese/traditional guac/diced tomato combo. Thanks!!

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  1. As long as you are quick pickling, do some thinly sliced radishes for a couple of minutes. Shredded cabbage lightly dressed with crema and lime juice. Finely grated cotija cheese.

    1. julienned baby bell peppers

      1. Charred or roasted, peeled, seeded & juilenne poblano chiles

        Roasted corn - frozen corn on a lined sheet pan; sprinkle with cumin, oregano, s & p then toss with olive oil and roast in oven.

        Roasted or pickled nopales are interesting.

        Instead of cabbage, consider making a slaw with chayote or jicama

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        1. re: Cherylptw

          +1 to the corn

          I pan-fry in a bit of oil, then add seasonings.

          Such a nice crunchy contrast!

        2. Kimchi is awesome on tacos, pickled onions too.

          1. A quick and easy red cabbage slaw- just shredded tossed with lime juice and a pinch of salt.