4 Marvelous Meat-Free Taco Recipes

August 25, 2014

A vegetarian taco encompasses a large category that could a dish as simple as a corn tortillas topped with cheese, avocado, and cilantro or taco spiced tofu topped with mango salsa, guacamole and cotija cheese.  Most ingredients play well together when stuffed into a corn tortilla so use this meal as opportunity to get creative in the kitchen.  Whether your making them for Meatless Monday or Taco Tuesday, give one of these marvelous meat-free taco recipes a try.

Baked Avocado Tacos
Recipe from Little Leopard Book

Avocado is not just great for making guacamole.  In this taco recipe, slices of avocado are coated in crushed corn cereal and paired with corn salsa and refried black beans.  I like to add a drizzle of chipotle crema for a spicy kick.

Barbecue Chickpea Tacos
Recipe from Spache the Spatula

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are a great source of protein and dietary fiber.  They work well in tacos, especially when coated in a homemade spicy sweet barbecue sauce and topped with fresh chopped cilantro, juicy tomatoes and red onion.

Loaded Guacamole Tacos
Recipe from Soup Addict

Let's be honest, guacamole is one of the main draws of Mexican food.  The creamy avocado flavored with lime juice and cilantro with bits of onion and tomato peeking through is absolutely dynamite.  That being said, you already know that these loaded guacamole tacos are a winning recipe.

Hearty Vegetarian Quinoa, Black Bean, & Corn Tacos
Recipe from We Are Adventure

Not only are these hearty vegetarian quinoa, black bean and corn tacos tasty, but they're healthy too.  This nutritious not only comes together in a flash but it's a great way to get a boost of protein in your diet without eating meat.

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