Vegan Street Tacos
Green Living, Lifestyle

Recipe: Vegan Street Tacos

There’s never a bad time for tacos, and that goes doubly for this delicious vegan street taco recipe. Whip this one up to spice up and dinner with family and friends. 

Serving Size: 8 Tacos

Cook Time: 45 Minutes

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 medium-size butternut squash, peeled and diced into bite-size pieces
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 ripe tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeño or Serrano pepper, diced very finely
  • 4 Tbsp lime juice, divided
  • 1/2 cup silken tofu
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 2 cups black beans, cooked
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 8 soft corn tortillas

 

STEPS:

1. Preheat oven to 425°

2. Place diced butternut squash in a lightly oiled shallow baking dish or roasting pan, drizzle with a little olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast butternut squash for about 20-25 minutes, stirring once.

3. Pico de gallo: In a small bowl, combine tomato, onion, pepper, 2 Tbsp lime juice, and a dash of salt. Stir well and set aside.

4. Cilantro lime cream sauce: Combine in blender or food processor silken tofu, cilantro, 2 Tbsp lime juice and a pinch of salt. Blend or process until smooth and creamy.

Heat black beans in a small sauce pan over medium heat, adding water if necessary. Heat the corn tortillas in a heavy skillet, turning frequently.

5. Assemble tacos: Place a warm corn tortilla on a plate, add some black beans, roasted butternut squash, pico de gallo, and top with cilantro lime cream sauce. Repeat this process for the remaining tortillas. Eat with hands.


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