Becoming a vegetarian

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! We don’t need your boring ground beef filling!

Mushroom 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]
Zucchini and Crimini Street Tacos [A Spicy Perspective]
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 with Walla Walla Sweet Onion Slaw [Kitchen Treaty]
Spicy Thai Tacos [Spabettie]
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
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]
Orange and Ancho Tempeh Tacos with Ruby Grapefruit Slaw [The First Mess]
Bok Choy Tempeh Tacos [Keepin’ It Kind]

Egg Tacos


Kale and Black Bean Breakfast Tacos [The Muffin Myth]
Green Mole Breakfast Tacos [Because Food Is Life]
Huevos Rancheros Tacos [uTry.it]
Superfood Breakfast Tacos [Primavera Kitchen]
Ricotta Scrambled Egg and Asparagus Tacos [A Couple Cooks]

Vegetable Tacos


Butternut Squash Tacos with Cranberry Jalapeño Relish
Miso-Roasted Veggie Tacos [Spabettie]
Pumpkin, Charred Kale & Onion Tacos [Cheese and Chocolate]
Grilled Vegetable and Black Bean Tacos [Seasonal &. Savory]
Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Tacos [Two Peas &. Their Pod]
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 & 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]
Thai Chickpea Tacos [Bakeaholic Mama]
Slow Cooker Chipotle Tacos [Vegan in the Freezer]

Lentil 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 [Cafe Johnsonia]
Vegan Oat Tacos [Beard and Bonnet]
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]
Kale and Roasted Vegetable Tacos with Farro and Cashew Cheese [Eat Something Sexy]

Potato Tacos


Roasted Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos
Potato and Poblano Pepper Tacos
White Bean and Potato Tacos [Beard and Bonnet]
Smoky Lentil and Sweet Potato Tacos [Vegan Richa]
Roasted Red Onion & Potato Tacos [Ciao Veggie]
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


Hush Puppy Tacos [Beard and Bonnet]
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 meatless taco recipes? I highly recommend Jason Wyrick’s Vegan Tacos: Authentic and Inspired Recipes for Mexico’s Favorite Street Food . If you love tacos, you'll get your money’s worth from this book!

About Kiersten

Kiersten is the founder and editor of Oh My Veggies. She loves cooking, trashy reality shows, and Hello Kitty. Kiersten also blogs about blogging at kierstenfrase.com.   Read more from Kiersten →

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