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11 Foods You Never Thought of Putting in Tacos

10/02/2015 11:59am ET | Updated December 6, 2017
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Buh bye chicken, lettuce and tomato.

Grapefruit
Elevate those fish tacos. Get the recipe.

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Duck
Makes for a delicious hearty main. Get the recipe.

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Watermelon
A tasty twist on steak or fish. Get the recipe.

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Lentils
Sub these hearty legumes for meat and top with cauliflower. Get the recipe.

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Goat Cheese
Yep, goat cheese isn't just for pizza and salad anymore. It's tangy, it's creamy--you can't lose. Get the recipe.

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Sweet Potatoes
Trade meat for sautéed sweet potatoes drizzled with honey and lime--they're hearty, high in protein and super tasty. Get the recipe.

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Lamb
Winterize your tacos with braised lamb seasoned with cinnamon, brown sugar and coriander. Get the recipe.

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Crab
Wait, you're still using regular old corn taco shells? Trade 'em for wonton shells and fill with crab for a tasty take on crab rangoon. Get the recipe.

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Beets
Pair beets with chickpeas and tahini for a light, veggie-friendly dish that's packed with protein. Get the recipe.

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Octopus
Wanna get really fancy at your next dinner party? Grill octopus on skewers, then combine it with orange and pico de gallo served on a warm flour tortilla. Get the recipe.

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Artichoke Hearts
Don't go breaking our hearts, artichoke tacos. Get the recipe.

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