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81 Vegetarian Tacos: Recipes That Take Taco Tuesday to the Next Level

81 Vegetarian Taco Recipes That Take Taco Tuesday to the Next Level

81 Vegetarian Taco Recipes That Take Taco Tuesday to the Next Level
If you want proof of how creative vegetarian cooking can be, take a look at some vegetarian taco recipes. Without the constraints of chicken, beef, pork or fish, the possibilities are endless. You can go the traditional black bean route (always delicious!) or completely subvert the dominant taco paradigm with fillings like hush puppies, paneer and cactus. Take that, world! These vegetarian tacos don’t need your boring ground beef filling!

Vegetarian Tacos

Mushroom Tacos

vegetarian tacos
Beer-Marinated Grilled Mushroom Tacos with Pepita Relish and Chipotle Crema
Portobello Bulgogi Korean Tacos [An Avocado a Day]
Grilled Portobello Tacos with Red-Chile Yogurt Sauce [MJ’s Kitchen]
Roasted Portobello Soft Tacos [Keepin’ It Kind]
Smoky Portobello Tacos [Dessert for Two]
Mushroom, Corn and Poblano Soft Tacos with Avocado Cream [Garnish with Lemon]
Cumin Grilled Portobello and Charred Corn Tacos with Spicy Green Tomato Salsa Verde [Happy Hearted Kitchen]
Wild Mushroom & Garlic Tacos [24 Carrot Life]

Tofu Tacos

Grilled Tofu Tacos
Grilled Tofu Tacos with Walla Walla Sweet Onion Slaw [Kitchen Treaty]
Ground Tofu Tacos [Apron Strings]
Curried Tofu Scramble Tacos [Eats Well With Others]
Tofu Breakfast Tacos [Delish Knowledge]
Loaded Crispy Tofu Tacos [The Woks of Life]
Tequila Lime Baked Tofu Tacos with Chipotle Crema [Yup, It’s Vegan]
Beer-Battered Tofu Tacos with Chipotle Aioli [40 Aprons]
Korean BBQ Tofu Tacos [Chef de Home]

Tempeh Tacos

Tempeh Tacos Recipe
Tempeh Tacos
Tempeh Tacos with White Cabbage and Fresh Salsa [The Muffin Myth]
Mushroom Tempeh Tacos [Emma’s Little Kitchen]
Chorizo Tempeh and Potato Tacos [An Avocado a Day]
Jamaican Jerk Tempeh Tacos [A Thought For Food]
Tortilla Chip-Crusted Tempeh Tacos with Avocado Cream [Veggie and the Beast]
Bok Choy Tempeh Tacos [Keepin’ It Kind]

Egg Tacos

Kale and Black Bean Breakfast Tacos
Kale and Black Bean Breakfast Tacos [The Muffin Myth]
Green Mole Breakfast Tacos [Because Food Is Life]
Huevos Rancheros Tacos []
Superfood Breakfast Tacos [Primavera Kitchen]

Vegetable Tacos

Butternut Squash Tacos with Cranberry-Jalapeño Relish |
Butternut Squash Tacos with Cranberry Jalapeño Relish
Pumpkin, Charred Kale & Onion Tacos [Cheese and Chocolate]
Roasted Veggie Tacos with Avocado Cream [So, How’s It Taste?]
Spaghetti Squash and Black Bean Tacos [Mountain Mama Cooks]
Brussels Sprouts Tacos with Caramelized Shallot Salsa [How Sweet Eats]
Eggplant Tacos [The Culinary Tribune]

Bean & Chickpea Tacos

Beans and Greens Tacos
Beans & Greens Tacos
Chickpea Tacos with Green Harissa [The Tomato Tart]
BBQ Cauliflower & Chickpea Tacos with Creamy Lime Slaw [She Likes Food]
Weeknight Black Bean Tacos [Everyday Maven]
Chickpea and Avocado Collard Green Tacos with Tahini Sauce [Dishing Up the Dirt]
Slow Cooker Chipotle Tacos [Vegan in the Freezer]

Lentil Tacos

Heat-Free Lentil Walnut Tacos
Heat-Free Lentil and Walnut Tacos
Greek Lentil Tacos with Cucumber Pico de Gallo [The Food Charlatan]
Lentil and Cauliflower Rice Tacos [Fat-Free Vegan Kitchen]
Lentil Tacos with Arugula, Beets and Goat Cheese [Little Rosetta]
Spicy Lager Lentil Tacos [Lea & Jay]
Mushroom Lentil Tacos with Tahini Yogurt Sauce [Food52]
Smoky Lentil Tacos with Kabocha Squash and Green Tomato Salsa [Princess Tofu]
Spicy Buffalo Lentil and Roasted Cauliflower Tacos [Veggie and the Beast]

Quinoa & Whole Grain Tacos

Quinoa Salad Soft Tacos
Quinoa Salad Soft Tacos [Cafe Johnsonia]
Slow Cooker Lentil-Quinoa Taco Filling [Healthy Slow Cooking]
Crockpot Barley and Bean Tacos with Avocado Chipotle Cream [Cookie Monster Cooking]
Meaty Quinoa Tacos [Cooking Quinoa]

Potato Tacos

Roasted Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos
Roasted Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos
White Bean and Potato Tacos [Beard and Bonnet]
Smoky Lentil and Sweet Potato Tacos [Vegan Richa]
Spicy Potato Tacos [Cup of Zest]
Portobello Purple Potato Tacos [Veggies Don’t Bite]
Black Bean and Sweet Potato Thai Fusion Tacos [Girl Eats Greens]

Other Vegetarian Tacos

Loaded Guacamole Vegetarian Tacos [Soup Addict]
Hummus and Mexican Chopped Salad Tacos [Mountain Mama Cooks]
Hearts of Palm Barbacoa Soft Tacos [Fork and Beans]
Edamame Tacos with Peanut Sauce [Connoisseurus Veg]
Grilled Halloumi Tacos with Mango Salsa [Amuse Your Bouche]
Beer-Battered Avocado Tacos with Fresh Corn Salsa [The Beeroness]
Seitan Tacos [Food Fanatic]
Cactus Tacos [Cookbooks 365]
Paneer Tikka Tacos [Masala Mexicana]
Beefy Jackfruit Tacos with Tomatillo Fajita Filling [Vegan Yack Attack]
Falafel Tacos with Sriracha Tahini Sauce [Keepin’ It Kind]

Still looking for more vegetarian tacos recipes? I highly recommend Jason Wyrick’s Vegan Tacos: Authentic and Inspired Recipes for Mexico’s Favorite Street Food. If you love tacos, you will get your money’s worth of vegetarian tacos from this book!

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    Mary Beth Elderton
    December 23, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    All of these look wonderful! We are TexMex lovers around here!

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    Millie | Add A Little
    December 24, 2014 at 2:23 am

    Yes to all of them!!! I love the ones with lentils and beans!

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    Sophia @veggiesdontbite
    December 24, 2014 at 10:41 am

    Thanks so much for featuring my portobello and purple potato tacos! These look like an awesome collection!

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    December 28, 2014 at 8:55 am

    These look great! One of my favorite tacos ever, was one I put together last spring with some leftover Preserved Lemon Lentil Salad, and some roasted red peppers with capers. These were some dishes I had put together for our cousins “porch party” at the last family reunion. Top the tacos with sour cream or labne, green onions and/or cilantro…It was very, very tasty. I will have to make some more preserved lemons to keep making the salad!

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    [email protected] Athletic Avocado
    December 30, 2014 at 6:32 am

    i love tacos! Such an awesome and unique post! thanks for sharing!!!

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    February 23, 2015 at 11:44 am

    Yet another gemstone!! You are my newest favorite website. Thanks for all the inspiration. <3


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    Priya Srinivasan
    June 12, 2015 at 10:00 am

    This is such a blessing!! Thanks for compiling and keeping it all at one place. I needed a taco recipe, found it here and made it too!!! Loved it!!!

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    Crystal J
    January 5, 2016 at 5:09 pm

    This website has taken the stress out of cooking! I am a super busy mama and I don’t have to struggle with having time and inspiration to cook great, nutritious food. Thank you!

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    January 6, 2016 at 1:28 pm

    Love every one of these mouthwatering tacos!!!!! Thanks so much for including mine. 🙂 Fed the husband some tofu tacos the other day and he loved them! Thanks for putting this list together.

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    January 13, 2017 at 5:35 pm

    Missing one of my favorites

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    February 16, 2017 at 2:59 pm

    I left my vegetarian lifestyle 10 years ago. Though I want to go back. Feels a bit sad actually.

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