Welcome Green Monsters! We're your online guide to making conscious choices that help people, animals and the planet.
single

Get our Newsletter

Food Monster

Spicy Zucchini and Tomato Tacos

Fall is a bittersweet time for me. The leaves are changing, the days are growing shorter, and my bones can already feel the chill coming on, but, none of that matters when I'm curled up in a snuggie eating my weight in squash, soup, and roasted root veggies.

These tacos are a great way to use up the last of your summer zucchini and tomatoes while saying goodbye to the summer season. I love the mix of this spicy zucchini with the cooling tomatoes and avocado. If you want a heartier meal, these are perfect with some marinated tempeh. And if you don't have tortillas for wrapping, sauteed spicy zucchini and fresh tomato also make the perfect stand-alone salad.

Spicy Zucchini and Tomato Tacos

This Recipe is :

Vegan

Serves

4

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • red chili pepper flakes to taste
  • freshly-ground sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 medium (or 12 small) whole wheat or corn tortillas
  • 2 medium heirloom tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, de-stremmed and chopped
  • 1 avocado, pitted, skinned, and sliced
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced

Preparation

  1. Add the olive oil to a pan over medium heat. Add the zucchini, garlic, paprika, oregano, and chili powder. Saute for 5 minutes, flipping zucchini, until both sides are evenly browned. Add red chili pepper flakes, sea salt, and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  2. Distribute zucchini evenly among the tortillas. Top with fresh tomato slices, cilantro, avocado slices, and red onion slices. Serve immediately.

 

AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


photo

Sonnet Lauberth is a holistic health coach, food educator, blogger, and writer with a passion for helping people lead fuller, healthier lives. Visit her food blog, For The Love of Food, for seasonal, plant-based recipes and tips on sustainable, healthy living.


 

 

Want to read more posts like this? Sign up for our newsletter below!​

Browse through recent recipes below:

Lighten Up Summer Meals With These 15 Vegan Spiralized Noodle Dishes

The Best No Noodle Pad Thai [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

15 Cool Strawberry Desserts You Have to Have This Summer!

Strawberry Parfait [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

No More Mushy Gray Vegetables! Tips for Cooking Veggies to Preserve Their Natural Flair and Flavor

Lemony Kale Chips [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free]

It’s National Banana Lovers Day. These 12 Vegan Recipes Will Appeal to the Banana Lover In You!

Bananas Foster Oatmeal [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Disclosure: One Green Planet accepts advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links and other forms of compensation, which may or may not influence the advertising content, topics or articles written on this site. Click here for more information.

0 comments on “Spicy Zucchini and Tomato Tacos”



Submit to OneGreenPlanet


Terms & Conditions ×