10+ Vegetarian Tacos Even Meat Eaters Will Love
While meat tacos may be more traditional, you can easily get creative in the kitchen to whip up a tasty vegetarian taco that is just as hearty and delicious. So whether you're vegetarian or vegan, these plant-based options are sure to satisfy. Try tacos filled with "meaty" tempeh and lentils, or cook up more unique fillings like quinoa and sweet potato. Either way, you're sure to love these diverse recipes.
Hearty mushrooms, creamy pinto beans, and vibrant red bell peppers combine for this delicious taco filling. Keep the dish vegan-friendly with a dollop of guacamole, or make it vegetarian with a drizzle of sour cream.
Dave's Mexican Veggie Tacos
Cooked in just one pan, this recipe makes for an extra simple dinner. The filling is packed with carrots, two types of potato, and leeks.
Vegan Bean Taco Filling
Black beans are bulked up in this vegan taco filling with bell peppers and onions. It's ready in half an hour, so it's the perfect weeknight meal.
Vegetarian Chickpea Tacos
Chickpeas offer a hearty texture and plenty of plant-based protein in this recipe. Add in some taco seasoning mix or your own spices and it's ready in 15 minutes.
Ultra versatile tofu soaks up the flavor of whatever it's cooked in, here it's chili powder, cayenne, cumin, and more spices. "My husband loves tacos and since we have gone vegetarian he has missed them. I made this recipe and he ate it all," says reviewer PICASSO_BLUE_DOG.
Quinoa Black Bean Tacos
Quinoa and black beans, creating a hearty texture for taco filling. This recipe mostly uses pantry staples, so you'll be ready to whip this up at any time.
Cajun seasoning adds a kick to these veggie-packed tacos. You're sure to get your daily vegetable serving with this recipe that uses black beans, cauliflower, corn, and onions.
Vegan Cilantro-Lime, Sweet Potato, and Black Bean Tacos
This recipe hits all the marks. There's some sweetness from the sweet potato, herbacious and citrusy notes from the cilantro and lime, and even heat from spices, like cumin.
Vegan Potato Tacos
The humble spud is transformed into wow-worthy vegan tacos in this delicious recipe. Round out the spicy flavor with a dollop of cooling guacamole.
Sautéed eggplant makes a remarkable meat replacement, creating a filling texture that's just begging to be served with your favorite taco toppings.
Using your homemade spice blend, these lentil tacos can be altered to be as spicy or mild as you desire. Reviewer Buckwheat Queen says, "Make these for your taco Tuesday get-together. Even your most carnivore of carnivores will like them."