Lamb Tacos with Tequila Soaked Vine-Dried Grapes

Lamb Tacos with Tequila Soaked Vine-Dried Grapes

It's Taco Tuesday! We decided to mix things up a little bit and put the tequila on the taco instead of on the side. Get ready for a flavor explosion that you never expected! 

*This is not a recipe you can whip together one evening. This recipe requires overnight marinating.

Credit: @the_bottomlesspit

Ingredients for the Lamb

  • 1 pound of ground lamb 
  • ⅓ cup orange juice 
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt 

Ingredients for the Tacos

  • ½ cup of Life’s Grape Classic vine-dried grapes 
  • ¾ cup of tequila 
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • ½ cup Mexican cheese
  • ⅓ cup pico de gallo 

Ingredients for the Avocado Crema

  • 2 ripe avocados, pitted and halved
  • 1 cup of plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced 
  • ¼ cup lime juice 
  • ¼ cup cilantro 
  • ½ teaspoon salt 
  • ½ teaspoon pepper 


  1. Add the ground lamb, orange juice and spices to a large bowl 
  2. Cover the bowl and allow the lamb to marinate in the refrigerator overnight 
  3. Place the Classic vine-dried grapes and tequila in a bowl
  4. Cover and allow them to soak overnight
  5. The next day remove from the refrigerator
  6. Drain any remaining liquid from the vine-dried grapes and set to the side
  7. To make the avocado crema, combine all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth
  8. Place the ground lamb in a medium size pan and cook over medium heat for 10-12 minutes
  9. Lightly warm the tortillas on the stovetop 
  10. Assemble the tacos by adding the cooked lamb, cheese, pico de gallo and tequila soaked vine-dried grapes 
  11. Finally, pour the crema over the tacos and enjoy!

You can enjoy these tacos with any kind of meat and cut. The marinate adds extra flavor and allows the meat to remain tender after being cooked. If you give this recipe a try, tag us at @lifesgrapesnacks and let us know how they turned out!