Taco Party Menu
A simple plan for some grown-up fun: 2 tacos, 2 toppings, and a fab margarita = one great party.
Get-Ahead PlanWell Ahead:
Shop for nonperishable items, and order specialty products.
2 Days Before:
Prepare and assemble black beans, omitting green onions.
Make Pineapple-Avocado Salsa, omitting avocado.
1 Day Before:
Cut lime wedges for margaritas.
Chop green onions for beans.
Marinate flank steak.
Prepare chimichurri (do not add fish).
Slice cabbage, radish, and green onions for slaw.
2 Hours Before:
Coat the rims of margarita glasses.
Add juice and oil to slaw; toss.
Just Before Guests Arrive:
Bake black beans.
Grill beef; let stand at room temperature (unsliced) until ready to serve.
When You're Ready to Serve:
Grill fish; break into chunks.
Stir mint, salt, and pepper into slaw.
Chop avocado; stir into salsa.
Set out the fixings and let the guests make their own creative combos.