Taco Tuesday isn’t just for carnivores anymore. That’s right. You won’t be able to get enough of these vegan taco recipes…I guarantee it!
1. Fried Cactus with Avocado “Cream”
Ever had fried cactus? Do yourself a favor, then, and take a bite out of these yummy creations.
By simply switching out the sour cream for cashew cream and veganaise, you can easily whip up this tasty recipe from Munchin with Munchkin. Elevate your dinner with this tangy and delicious concoction.
2. Chipotle Quinoa and Sweet Potato
Topped with a roasted cranberry pomegranate salsa, these tacos are straight up gourmet. Skip the cheese or use Daiya cheese to transform these tacos into a vegan masterpiece. Sweet, spicy, savory and tart…these tacos are literally everything. Get the recipe here.
3. Grilled Veggie and Black Bean Fajita
Simple. Scrumptious. Vegan. What more do you need from a taco?
Packed full of grilled zucchini, bell peppers and black beans (and flavor…lots and lots of flavor…) these make the perfect companion to any Taco Tuesday menu. Try these protein-packed scrummy yummies.
4. Quinoa and Black Bean with Avocado Sauce
This is really a great one if you’re new to vegan or are entertaining your non-vegan friends.
The quinoa and black beans come together to mimic the texture of ground beef really well and are really rich in flavor. The avocado sauce takes it to a whole different level and really compliments the whole thing, adding a fresh and juicy blast of flavor. Get the recipe from Cookie + Kate.
5. Blackened Tofu with Avocado Lime Crema
This recipe is one of my favorites and a great way to get that protein punch that all vegans need.
While you have to be careful with tofu, it’s a great vehicle for flavor and great once-in-a-while treat. The scrumptious tofu in this recipe really packs a punch and is one you’re sure to love. Try the recipe from Making Thyme for Health.
6. Buffalo Cauliflower and Chickpea with Vegan Bleu Cheese
This is another great recipe from Making Thyme for Health that tastes just like a vegan chicken wing salad wrapped in a tortilla. No matter who you’ve got over for dinner, this Taco Tuesday mashup is sure to please everyone at the table.
7. Mango Habanero and Black Bean
Come on. Just look at the name. How can you turn down something with mango and habanero?
While these tacos are more salad than meat substitute, they are absolutely mouth-watering. Thanks Love And Lemons!
8. Butternut Squash With Cabbage and Black Bean Slaw
This is another borderline-gourmet recipe brought to you by Cookie + Kate. Slow roasted squash comes together with a little olive oil and chili powder to make a simple and mouth-watering treat that you’ll be talking about for weeks to come.
9. Veggie with Avocado Tomatillo Salsa
These tacos are perfect if you’ve got leftover veggies in the fridge you need to get rid of.
This recipe is one you can really get creative with, and you can use all kinds of great veggies like summer squash, eggplant, avocado, pepitas and anything else you can think of. There is really no way to go wrong with this incredibly healthy and yummy Taco Tuesday recipe.
10. Jackfruit Taquitos with Avocado and Cucumber Salsa
Okay, okay, okay. You got me. This isn’t technically a taco, but it’s crazy tasty nonetheless.
Little-known fact? Unripened jackfruit, when cooked correctly, comes out with the consistency of pulled pork or chicken. Add a great sauce or seasoning and you have yourself the closest vegan treat to the traditional carnivorous taquito. This recipe from Fo Reals Life is so good, it might even fool your non-vegan friends!
And there you have it, my 10 favorite vegan taco recipes. Add a healthy and flavor-packed spin to your favorite meal-day with these delicious and hearty recipes. No matter which recipe you pick, you can’t really go wrong!
Which one of these recipes are you dying to try? Let me know in the replies below or on Facebook and Twitter!