Veggie-Packed Street Tacos

Recipe in collaboration with @sand.meets.summit & Vegan Recipes and Vibes (@veganrecipesandvibes)

Veggie-Packed Street Tacos

Yield: 5 servings | Prep time: 20 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes | Total time: 40 minutes

How many veggies can you pack into your street taco? Well, with this vegan taco recipe you check off quite a few! These veggie-packed street tacos do require some cooking and prep, but the combination of flavors at the end is totally worth it. You'll have a hard time not eating more than 2!


Ingredients:

  • 10-12 corn tortillas

  • 1 can of refried beans

  • 1 zucchini, diced

  • 1/2 white onion, diced

  • 1 red bell pepper, diced & divided in half

  • 1/2 cup black beans

  • Cayenne, garlic powder, salt & pepper, any other spices you'd like (all to taste)

  • 1/2 packet of taco seasoning for the refried beans (or make your own with 1 tbsp cumin, 1 tbsp garlic powder, 1 tbsp onion powder, 1 tbsp chili powder, 1 tbsp paprika)

Toppings:

  • 1 mango, diced

  • 1/4 red onion, diced

  • 1/2 cucumber, diced

  • 1 avocado, diced

  • 1 handful cilantro, chopped

  • 1 cup of cole slaw mix (shredded green & purple cabbage and carrots)

  • Shredded vegan cheddar or American cheese

  • Salsa

Directions:

  • Prep all your ingredients by dicing/chopping the first 3 veggies in the list above (zucchini, onion, pepper).

  • Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a frying pan on med-high heat.

  • Add in the diced zucchini, white onion, and 1/2 of the red bell pepper.

  • When the veggies begin to get soft, add in the black beans.

  • Season with spices (cayenne, garlic powder, salt, pepper).

  • Meanwhile, scoop the can of refried beans into a microwavable bowl. Heat for 1-2 minutes until warm and creamy. Mix with the taco seasoning.

  • Continue to dice the rest of your veggies and place in individual bowls/dishes for serving.

  • When the cooked veggies are done, begin heating your corn tortillas.

  • Heat another frying pan on medium heat, and place 1-2 corn tortillas in the dry pan. Heat both sides until warm.

  • Now, you can assemble your tacos however you'd like. We did: ○ Tortilla > refried beans > cheese > sauteed veggies > all of the toppings.

Tips and Tricks:

  • These are great to make for a party because they are super customizable! Everyone can make their tacos how they'd like. The trick to a great taco bar is: the more toppings the better!

Nutrition & Servings: (calculated by MyFitnessPal)

  • Servings: 1 serving = 2 corn tortillas with every topping

  • Calories: 281

  • Total Fat: 8g

  • Carbs: 44g

  • Protein: 7g

^ Nutrition facts include the ingredients listed above. Nutrition facts may change slightly if additional ingredients are added.


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