Are you looking for vegan tacos recipe? You are in the right place because I will be sharing my grandmother’s secret recipe with you all. So sit back, relax, and enjoy as I take you on a journey of taco goodness.
Vegan Tacos can be had with cocktails like Hemingway Special and if you want to keep a side dish then you can read my other article on How to make authentic Cuban black beans and rice (Cuban Style)
If you are asking yourself, how to cook vegan tacos (easy recipe) then you should continue reading.
What is a vegan taco made of?
Vegan tacos are a healthy substitute for the full of meat tacos that are famous and popular. But as more and more people are turning to vegan food for their daily dose of energy so this vegan taco is one of those examples.
Vegan Tacos are generally made up of veggie goodness, super delicious, and very simple to make. In this recipe, I will be making the tacos with cauliflower which will be the
How to make vegan tacos
Let us look at the vegan tacos recipe easy that you can make at home.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
1 pound of cauliflower, cut into florets
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 teaspoon of garlic powder
1 teaspoon of ground cumin
½ teaspoon of smoked paprika
¾ teaspoon of salt
For the Slaw
2 tablespoons of the Artisana raw tahini
1 tablespoon of lime juice
¼ teaspoon of garlic powder (or 1 clove, finely minced)
½ teaspoon of salt
½ teaspoon of maple syrup
12 ounces of shredded cabbage (about 3 cups)
¼ cup of freshly chopped cilantro, tightly packed
8 corn tortillas, for serving
Let us start by preheating the oven to 400 degrees.
Next cut the cauliflower into small pieces as you want them to cook properly.
Toss the cauliflower in a large bowl with olive oil.
Mix cumin, garlic powder, smoked paprika, and salt in a small bowl.
Sprinkle the mixture on top of the cauliflower and toss it well.
Take a baking sheet and spread out the cauliflower, keeping some space in between them so it can cook properly.
Bake the cauliflower for 20 to 25 minutes until you see the color turn golden brown. Make sure you keep an eye out so that it doesn’t burn.
When the cauliflowers are cooking take a large and mix the tahini, lime juice, garlic, salt, water, and maple syrup. Keep on whisking until the mixture is creamy looking and add water 1 tablespoon at a time to make the mixture. You would need to add a total of 2 tablespoons of water.
Add shredded cabbage and cilantro to the mixture and stir well until both the veggies are well mixed with the mixture.
Let the slaw marinate for a minimum of 10 minutes before serving.
Time to prepare the corn tortillas, spray them with olive oil on both sides. Take a baking sheet and put them on a single layer.
When the cauliflower has 10 minutes left to cook start putting the tortillas in the oven for about 5 minutes on the bottom shelf. You may have to bake the tortillas in batches.
Make sure you fold tortillas immediately after taking them out of the oven as they turn crispy quickly.
You are now ready to serve the vegan tacos. Make sure to provide a good amount of cabbage slaw with each portion of the tacos
Calories: 254kcal, Carbohydrates: 39g, Protein: 8g, Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Sodium: 804 mg, Potassium: 647 mg, Fiber: 8g, Sugar: 6g, Vitamin A: 221IU, Vitamin C: 87 mg, Calcium: 120mg, Iron: 2mg
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If you are planning on a party and planning to surprise your vegan friends (which we all have) with some tasty delicious vegan tacos then you are in the right place.
In this article, I have shared the recipe and a couple of frequently asked questions that will help to know how to cook vegan tacos in 30 minutes.
I hope you enjoy making the recipe as much as I have reveled in sharing it with you guys. Best of luck!
How long can you keep the vegan tacos?
You can store the leftover tacos refrigerated for up to 3 days when it is cooled down to room temperature and then transferred to an airtight container. You can heat the tacos in the oven again and have them. If you want to keep it for longer then you can freeze it for 2 to 3 months. You have to defrost the tacos and bring them to room temperature before reheating. Sprinkle some lime juice to get more flavor out of the slaw when reheated.
Can you make tacos in an air fryer?
Yes, you can make tacos in an air fryer. Just follow the exact method above and then instead of putting it in the oven put it in the air fryer. You need to preheat the air fryer to 360 degrees and fry the cauliflower for 10 minutes on each side.