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Taco Shop Recipes

Recipes inspired from San Diego taco shops

Toasted Guajillo Salsa
4 years ago

Toasted Guajillo Salsa

This is a very sweet and spicy salsa. It’s relatively easy to make. It’s great on steak or with tacos. Make sure you use a blender vs. a food processor …
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Tacos Al Pastor
4 years ago

Tacos Al Pastor

Tacos Al Pastor are tacos that we’ve had in Tijuana and Ensenada. Large quantities of spicy marinaded pork are piled onto a rotisserie and topped with pineapple. Flame broiled and …
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California Burrito
4 years ago

California Burrito

Another San Diego specialty is the California Burrito. It’s basically a carne asada burrito with crispy french fries and sour cream. It’s awesome.

California Burrito Recipe Ingredients

Carne Asada (see …
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Carne Asada Burrito (Taco Shop Style)
4 years ago

Carne Asada Burrito (Taco Shop Style)

San Diego has a unique brand of Mexican Food. You can get traditional Mexican like you’ll find anywhere else in the states. But, the the unique thing about San Diego …
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Pan Toasted Arbol Chile and Tomatillo Salsa
4 years ago

Pan Toasted Arbol Chile and Tomatillo Salsa

This is a Rick Bayless recipe. It’s a spicy twist on tomatillo salsa. The arbol chiles pack a little punch. Careful when you’re making this. There’s a bit of a …
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Homemade Refried Beans
4 years ago

Homemade Refried Beans

There is a profound difference between refried beans from a can and making them from scratch. It takes time, but it’s not difficult. We use them in bean and cheese …
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