Cauliflower Tacos

BY : PUBLISHED : January 19th, 2016 UPDATED: August 5th, 2022

Your next Taco Tuesday just got a little better. Super easy to make and the cauliflower absorbs all the tacoy flavor of the seasoning. This would also rock in a burrito or as a burrito bowl over rice. The taco-bilities are endless.

Cauliflower tacos with all the toppings on a wood board.

Cauliflower tacos with all the toppings on a wood board.

Cauliflower Tacos

Stephanie Lundstrom
Your next Taco Tuesday just got a little better. Super easy to make and the cauliflower absorbs all the tacoy flavor of the seasoning.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 servings
Calories 129 kcal
METHOD Oven
DIET Vegan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 small head of cauliflower, broken up into small florets
  • 1-2 cups of cooked lentils
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon of oregano
  • ½ teaspoon of garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoons of chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • a few shakes of peper
  • ½ of an onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-2 diced tomatoes
  • ½ of an avocado, chopped small
  • Cilantro, chopped
  • Small corn tortillas
  • Chipotle Mayo Dressing (optional)
  • Vegan Mayo

Instructions
 

  • If you need to cook your lentils, start that first!
  • Break up your cauliflower into small florets then roast (no oil...unless you want to) for 20 minutes at 350°
  • To make the spice mix, combine all spices in a large bowl. That's the cumin, paprika, oregano, garlic powder, chili powder, salt, and pepper. OR just use a pre-made taco seasoning!
  • About 5 minutes before the cauliflower is done roasting, saute the diced onion for a few minus. You can use broth in place of oil to do this.
  • When cauliflower is done, toss it in the spice bowl and coat it evenly. Then throw it in the pan with the onions and add the garlic. Add broth as need, just a little at a time. Cook about 5 more minutes
  • To make the Chipotle Mayo, mix together
  • Assemble those bad boys with you favorite toppings and...

Notes

This taco filling is also perfect in burritos or rice bowls.

Nutrition

Calories: 129kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 7gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 174mgPotassium: 565mgFiber: 8gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 372IUVitamin C: 37mgCalcium: 45mgIron: 3mg
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