These cauliflower and lentil tacos are filled with flavour, the right shared meal, and will certainly be a crowd pleaser.
The three predominant elements that make up these vegan tacos are roasted cauliflower, lentils, and a creamy spicy sauce.
The entire different elements are interchangeable. I made a decision so as to add uncooked purple onion slices, coriander/cilantro, jalapenos, and the juice of lime.
If you happen to’re internet hosting a get-together, or need to impress your loved ones, these tacos will probably be your new go-to meal. If you happen to’re making it for youths, you possibly can alter the warmth within the lentils and the sauce to fit your household’s wants.
Like many concepts for brand new recipes, I discover inspiration for them whereas travelling and consuming out. These cauliflower lentil tacos had been impressed by way of our travels on the west coast of the US, specifically LA and Seattle.
I began experimenting with totally different combos again in 2017 once we returned from our journey and I’ve since determined to re-visit that authentic recipe I shared, and I need to let you know, this 2.0 model is out of this world.
They’re easy and simple to make. These cauliflower tacos with lentils could be made for lunch, dinner, or as a day snack.
Word that they’re greatest eaten immediately no matter what sort of tacos you’re utilizing. The onerous ones will go soggy over time and the tender ones that you just heat up will flip right into a cracker as they quiet down.
A various lentil taco filling
This lentil filling is the primary hero in these tacos. The flavours are easy, but actually scrumptious. All you want is:
- Canned lentils
- Tomato paste
- Cumin powder
- Chilli powder
- Garlic powder
That’s it! You’ll additionally use the liquid that comes with the can of lentils. So be sure you don’t drain them earlier than you begin.
You need to use this straightforward lentil recipe for therefore many various issues! Tacos, nachos, sandwich or burger filling, the beginning of a spaghetti bolognese, added to soups, layered in lasagna, and a lot extra!
Roasted cauliflower for extra flavour
Just like the lentils, the roasted cauliflower for these tacos is a good way so as to add extra vitamins, texture, and style.
The elements used to coat these lovely florets (I like how they appear like little timber) are:
- Garlic powder
- Smoked paprika
Utilizing a vegetable that’s so versatile, moreover my creamy vegan cauliflower bake, that is my favorite method to make use of cauliflower.
So subsequent time you’re scratching your head questioning what to do with a head of cauliflower, you’ve just a few scrumptious and simple methods to make use of it!
Nice base for a scrumptious taco
You can also make so many various variations of a meal like this. I might begin with a hero vegetable, which on this case is the cauliflower. You possibly can add some beans or legumes, that are the brown lentils on this recipe.
Lastly, create an important topping with some recent greens, like avocado, peppers, tomato, cucumber, coriander/cilantro, parsley, and any vegan sauces you possibly can consider that work with the mixture of flavours you’ve created.
Another sauces you possibly can attempt from our choice:
It’s additionally a enjoyable approach to get children concerned in placing the filling in their very own taco. They will attempt totally different flavour combos and pick their favorite. A good way to get the entire household to assist out!
These tacos are:
- Stuffed with flavour
- Straightforward to make
- Filled with vitamins
- Gluten-free (possibility)
Different scrumptious, fast and simple recipes to attempt:
- Vegan Buddha Bowl Three Ways
- Miso Glazed Eggplants
- Warm Tempeh & Lentil Salad
- Juicy Tofu Sandwich With Smoked Mayo
- Vegan Tempeh Reuben Sandwich
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