Cauliflower Lentil Tacos (Vegan and Gluten-Free)
These cauliflower and lentil tacos are filled with flavour, the proper shared meal, and will certainly be a crowd pleaser.
The three major parts that make up these vegan tacos are roasted cauliflower, lentils, and a creamy spicy sauce.
All the different parts are interchangeable. I made a decision so as to add uncooked purple onion slices, coriander/cilantro, jalapenos, and the juice of lime.
In the event you’re internet hosting a get-together, or wish to impress your loved ones, these tacos will likely be your new go-to meal. In the event you’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 spanking new recipes, I discover inspiration for them whereas travelling and consuming out. These cauliflower lentil tacos had been impressed by means of our travels on the west coast of the US, specifically LA and Seattle.
We visited two nice locations referred to as Gracias Madre and No Bones. They make wonderful tortillas and tacos, filled with flavour and bursting with color.
I began experimenting with totally different mixtures 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 straightforward to make. These cauliflower tacos with lentils will be made for lunch, dinner, or as a day snack.
Notice 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 delicate ones that you simply heat up will flip right into a cracker as they calm 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 lentilsOilOnionTomato pasteCumin powderChilli powderGarlic powderSalt
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 should utilize this straightforward lentil recipe for therefore many alternative 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 added 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 components used to coat these lovely florets (I like how they appear to be little timber) are:
CornstarchGarlic powderSmoked paprikaOilSalt
Utilizing a vegetable that’s so versatile, apart from 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 gotten just a few scrumptious and straightforward methods to make use of it!
Nice base for a scrumptious taco
You can also make so many alternative variations of a meal like this. I’d 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 a fantastic topping with some contemporary 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 strive from our choice:
It’s additionally a enjoyable method to get children concerned in placing the filling in their very own taco. They’ll strive totally different flavour mixtures and pick their favorite. A good way to get the entire household to assist out!
These tacos are:
Filled with flavourEasy to makePacked with vitamins AffordableGluten-free (possibility)Meat-freeDairy-freeVegan
Different scrumptious, fast and straightforward recipes to strive:
Vegan Buddha Bowl Three WaysMiso Glazed EggplantsWarm Tempeh & Lentil SaladJuicy Tofu Sandwich With Smoked MayoVegan Tempeh Reuben Sandwich
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