2 of 7
The Simplest Tacos You've Ever Made
Minimalist tacos are not only a lot easier to prepare than our fully loaded American versions but also more authentic. In Mexico, you won't find tortillas and meat garnished with much more than some finely diced white onion, chopped cilantro and maybe a spoonful of salsa. Chorizo is practically a ready-made taco filling; just be sure to buy Mexican (which is uncooked) and not Spanish (which is dry-cured). Remove the meat from the casing and sauté it over medium heat, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, until cooked through, about 7 minutes. Right before you sit down to eat, brush soft corn tortillas with olive oil and heat them in a skillet for about 30 seconds on each side.