Vegan Tacos Recipe

Rating 5.0
| 1
| Last Updated on January 22, 2024
Tastier than you can imagine, these delicious vegan tacos will blow your mind. This easy-to-prep and delectable vegan taco meal is a simple go-to lunch for any season!
Utensils Dinner
Globe Mexican
25
ingredients
9
steps
30
minutes
Hailing from Queens, New York by way of India, Chef Raina has a variety of culinary experiences with a special emphasis on cooking classes, having taught more than 100 cooking classes since 2020 alone. She and her husband run their own catering business and love creating new recipes with colorful seasonal ingredients and a hint of Indian herbs. Her goal is to educate, entertain and connect people through fun culinary experiences.

Ingredients

Servings:
8
For the Vegan Meat
2 cup(s)
walnuts
8 oz
mushrooms
2 tbsp
soy sauce or tamari, see notes 1
2 tbsp
ketchup
1 tbsp
cumin
1 tsp
paprika
1 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
salt
2 tbsp
2 tbsp oil, divided
For the Vegan Tacos
1
batch of vegan meat, see above
10 oz
refried beans
ground cumin, to taste
salt, to taste
2 cup(s)
Iceberg lettuce
1
batch of chipotle sauce, see below
8
corn tortillas, see notes 1
1/4 cup(s)
pickled onions
1/4 cup(s)
pickled jalapenos
For the Chipotle Sauce
3 tbsp
freshly squeezed lime juice
2 tbsp
tahini
2 tbsp
Mexican hot sauce, see notes 2
2 tbsp
olive oil
1/2 tsp
cumin
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
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Directions 9 steps | 30 Minutes

Step 1

Measure and prep all ingredients.

Vegan Tacos Recipe: Measure and prep all ingredients.
Step 2

Prepare the vegan meat. In the bowl of a food processor, combine the walnuts, mushrooms, soy sauce, ketchup, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, and salt. 

Vegan Tacos Recipe: Prepare the vegan meat.
Step 3

Pulse to chop walnuts and mushrooms coarsely.

Vegan Tacos Recipe: Pulse to chop walnuts and mushrooms coarsely.
Step 4

On a nonstick pan over medium heat, add a tablespoon of olive oil. Cook the vegan meat for 7-8 minutes until it releases all of the liquid and then becomes dry and slightly golden. Add the remaining olive oil and season with more salt, if desired.

Vegan Tacos Recipe: On a nonstick pan over medium heat, add a tablespoon of olive oil.
Step 5

Prepare the taco filling components. Prepare the refried beans by heating up the refried beans on the stove top. Season the refried beans with cumin and salt. 

Vegan Tacos Recipe: Prepare the taco filling components.
Step 6

Chop the lettuce.

Vegan Tacos Recipe: Chop the lettuce.
Step 7

Prepare the chipotle sauce. In a bowl, whisk together the lime juice, tahini, Mexican hot sauce, olive oil, cumin, salt and chipotle chiles in adobo sauce. Set aside.

Vegan Tacos Recipe: Prepare the chipotle sauce.
Step 8

Prepare the taco shells. Use tongs to warm the tortillas up on an open gas for a few seconds on each side until slightly charred. 

Vegan Tacos Recipe: Prepare the taco shells.
Step 9

Assemble the tacos by layering the vegan meat, chopped lettuce, refried beans and finishing it with the chipotle sauce. Serve and enjoy!

Vegan Tacos Recipe: Assemble the tacos by layering the vegan meat, chopped lettuce, refried beans and finishing it with the chipotle sauce.

Notes:

  1. Use tamari for a gluten-free experience.
  2. Be sure to procure gluten-free corn tortillas for a gluten-free experience. 
  3. Cholula hot sauce pairs particularly well with these tacos.  

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
390
FAT
30.3 g
PROTEIN
10.2 g
CARBS
25.5 g
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Carmela G.

Carmela

Cozymeal Team Member

22 Jan 2024

A simple et delicious recipe that you can easily re-create.

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