Vegetarian Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Tofu Tacos

May 1, 2014

These tasty tofu tacos allow vegetarians to join in the Cinco de Mayo festivities.  Cubes of firm tofu are flavored with taco seasoning and piled high into tortillas with corn, black beans, lettuce and avocado.  You can also use crumbled tofu for this recipe.

Tofu Tacos
Makes 10 Tacos

1 (12 oz.) pkg House Foods Premium or Organic Tofu Extra Firm, drained, pressed and cut into 1/2 in. cubes (alternative option: crumble tofu)
1 pkg low sodium taco seasoning
10 corn tortillas
1 (15 oz.) can low sodium black beans, drained
1 (15 oz.) can corn, drained
1/3 head lettuce, shredded
1 Tbsp oil
Salsa to serve

1 avocado, pitted and cubed
Cilantro, chopped

Coat tofu in taco seasoning. Add oil to a pan set to medium-high heat. Add tofu and cook until browned, set aside (if crumbling tofu, add to pan and sprinkle with taco seasoning).

Add black beans and corn to two separate pots set to medium heat. Heat until cooked through.

Warm tortillas in a separate pan. To assemble, add tofu, black beans, corn and lettuce. If using, top with avocado, cilantro and lime juice.

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