Air Fryer Vegetarian Cauliflower and Chickpea Tacos


Cauliflower and chickpeas blended with seasoning, air-fried to crispy perfection, and topped with a creamy cilantro sauce.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
6 tacos


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, drained

  • 1 small head cauliflower, cut into bite-sized pieces


  • 1 cup sour cream (such as Daisy®)

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • cup lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha

  • salt to taste

  • 6 (6 inch) corn tortillas


  1. Preheat an air fryer to 370 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Whisk together olive oil, lime juice, chili powder, cumin, salt, and garlic powder in a large bowl. Add chickpeas and cauliflower and stir until evenly coated.

  3. Stir together sour cream, cilantro, lime juice, and Sriracha in a bowl until evenly combined. Season with salt to taste.

  4. Place cauliflower mixture in the basket of the air fryer. Cook for 10 minutes, stir, and cook for another 10 minutes. Stir once more and cook until desired crispness, about 5 more minutes.

  5. Spoon cauliflower mixture into corn tortillas and top with sauce.

Cook's Note:

Substitute Greek yogurt for the sour cream if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

232 Calories
12g Fat
28g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 232
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 616mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 26mg 131%
Calcium 97mg 7%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 355mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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