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Must Have Items for your Taco Tuesday Dinner

Updated: Jan 6, 2023

What does Taco Tuesday mean?

Taco Tuesday is a custom in many US cities of going out to eat tacos or in some cases select Mexican dishes typically served in a tortilla on Tuesday nights. ... Taco Tuesday is similar to Happy Hour in that restaurants vary in their participation, hours, and specials offered


Where did the phrase Taco Tuesday come from?

The earliest-documented advertisement for a Tuesday taco special that Arellano found dates back to 1933, while the first documented use of the words “Taco Tuesday” appeared in a newspaper advertisement for a drive-in restaurant in 1973re did the phrase Taco Tuesday come from?

Taco Tuesday may be THE most popular meal planning theme night ever! And my favorite. I love, love, love theme nights for meal planning! They make meal planning more accessible than just sitting down with a blank piece of paper and Pinterest. I’ve even included theme nights into my freezer meal planning – it’s like one big theme party. Tacos are not only a flexible meal; they are also an affordable meal. Even the cheapest cut of meat can make taste delicious when seasoned with my famous homemade taco seasoning.  We I love about Taco Tuesday is that I can change up the menu and theme every week according to my taste and mood that my family is in, below I’m giving you some ideas of what you can cook for your families taco Tuesday night.

What do you need for Taco Tuesday?

Ingredients List

Hard Taco Shells.

Soft Corn/Flour Tortillas.

Taco Meat (Ground Beef/Pork/Chicken/Seafood)

Beans (black beans, refried beans)

Shredded Cheese.



Pico de Gallo.

What is a good side to serve with tacos?

Here's a quick peek at eleven taco side dishes you can try:


Refried beans.

Slow Cooker Bean Recipe.

Corn casserole.

Mexican-style corn on the cob.

Black bean and corn salad.

Grilled zucchini.

Any combination of these taco toppings is delicious:

shredded cabbage, baby spinach, or coleslaw.

shredded cheese, such as Jack, cheddar, or a mix.

chopped tomatoes.

chopped onions or scallions.

chopped cilantro.

salsa or hot sauce.

sour cream or cream sauce.

guacamole or diced avocado.

I love kitchen gadgets, so  I listed below my favorites items to use for my Taco Tuesday theme nights. These items will be a significant collection for your Taco Tuesday Theme night.

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