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Pancake ‘tacos’ Are The Perfect Sweet And Savory Breakfast

Pancake ‘tacos’ Are The Perfect Sweet And Savory Breakfast
Posted at 10:30 AM, May 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-28 23:36:32-04

Choosing what to eat for breakfast is always an epic battle between savory and sweet. If you find yourself torn, you have to try pancake tacos. They’re both sweet and salty and offer the perfect way to have your pancakes and eat bacon and eggs too. Otherwise know as “pacos,” these breakfast delights are sure to become your new go-to morning meal.

Instead of tortillas or taco shells, pancakes serve as the vehicle for your “taco” filling, and instead of carnitas or ground beef, “pacos” are filled with bacon, eggs and cheese.

Check out one of these delicious creations from Instagrammer @ajay_renee:

And that’s just the beginning! Just like with regular tacos, you can take this meal in a variety of directions. Try sausage or veggies, and if you like a little spice, add some hot sauce or salsa to your fillings. There’s no wrong way to enjoy this perfect pairing of salty and sweet.

That goes for the pancakes too. You can make standard buttermilk pancakes, but why not experiment with buckwheat or chocolate chip-filled pancakes?

This recipe for pancake breakfast tacos from Sargento adds a little cornmeal in the pancake mix for a bit of hearty texture that’s the perfect complement for the spicy filling that includes eggs, bacon, Mexican shredded cheese, peppers and onions.

Sargento

Yum!

Of course, the sky’s the limit with these tacos. Fill them with a fried chicken filet if you want a twist on chicken and waffles, or load them up with tater tots and bacon!

If you’re firmly in the sweet breakfast camp but still like the idea of pancake tacos, this recipe for fruity pancake tacos from Betty Crocker is the way to go.

Betty Crocker

You could color-code them for the perfect rainbow presentation, as @greengrownmeals did on Instagram:

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Do you know what these are? They’re pacos or in another words a pancake taco. As if pancakes aren’t delicious enough, this popular meal turns a pancake into a taco. Being able to eat them with your hands is always fun and a bonus for kids. Just take your pancake, fill it with a topping and fold in half. Voila. (📷@scecco_food.for.thought) Try them with: -Greek yogurt, blueberries and blackberries -cashew butter, banana slices and mini chocolate chips -egg and cheese (for sweet and savory) -chia pudding and raspberries -strawberries, bananas, almond slivers and a drizzle of maple syrup -kiwi, pomegranate, chia seeds and plain yogurt How do you fill yours? ⬇️ * * * #pancaketacos #pacotacos #breakfasttacos #pacostacos #pancakeday #kidsbreakfast #kidsbreakfastideas #breakfastforkids #kidsbreakfasts #kidsbreakfastmenu #healthykidsbreakfast #breakfastwithkids #feedingkids #whatifeedmykids #citrition #greengrownmeals #pancakesforkids #pancakesforbreakfast #pancaketaco

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Or fill them with ice cream, bananas, and whipped cream, as Instagrammer Lindsay Greene at @the_hunger_diaries did, and turn them into a delicious dessert option!

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𝘽𝙖𝙣𝙖𝙣𝙖 𝙎𝙥𝙡𝙞𝙩 𝙋𝙖𝙣𝙘𝙖𝙠𝙚 𝙏𝙖𝙘𝙤𝙨 ! — Paleo @birchbenders pancakes with cake batter protein, @nadamoo vegan Himalayan salted caramel ice cream, @lillysbakingco sugar-free chocolate chips, banana, chopped salted almonds and whip! . Happy National Pancake Day + Taco Tuesday!!! . Today, I did a little something different! I went LIVE earlier to show a little BTS (behind the scenes) action of me shooting one of these short Instagram eating vids! . Check out my live vid before it disappears if you want some insider info and to have a good laugh. 😆 . These are super self-explanatory to make. The only thing I did differently than the @birchbenders package instructions was add a couple scoops of protein powder + a little extra water to the mix, then I folded in some stiffly beaten egg whites to make them a bit more fluffy! Then it’s really just about adding in whatever toppings you want! . Have you guys ever made tacos out of pancakes?! Have you done anything else crazy with pancakes?! How did it go?!👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻

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Potato pancakes are another option for this fun breakfast trend. Here’s a recipe for sweet potato pancake tacos from Annelina Waller that are gluten- and dairy-free.

Pancake tacos are perfect for serving at a group brunch, as you can set up a “paco” bar for people to choose their own fillings. Then everyone can make their own perfect blend of savory and sweet, or eschew balance altogether for fully sweet or savory breakfast tacos.

You can even provide a dip or three, as event planner @lisaivlerevents did for this fruit and candy-filled pancake tacos.

The options are dizzying. Will you give “pacos” a try?

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