Tacos are a tasty and colorful dish to add to your meals. And they can be so much more than the traditional recipes you typically see! There are so many different kinds of veggies, sauces, and spices you can add to create the perfect taco for you.

We put together a list of 15 tasty taco recipes from our Food Monster App to get you ready for Taco Tuesday!


1. Crispy Thai Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

Crispy Thai Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

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These Crispy Thai Roasted Cauliflower Tacos by Angela Simpson are an explosion of flavors and textures that will leave you wanting more. The crispy Thai cauliflower is mellowed by a tasty slaw and the whole taco is tied together with a delightful avocado-lime sauce. These tacos are sure to be crowd pleasers.

2. Mushroom and Garlic Tacos

Mushroom and Garlic Tacos

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The best way to make a good thing better is to turn it into a taco. In this recipe, tender mushrooms and jalapeño, are wrapped in a soft flour tortilla and topped with fresh cilantro. This Mushroom and Garlic Tacos recipe by Alejandra Graf will also teach you how to master the art of preparing the tastiest mushrooms.


3. Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos With Crisp Apple and Chipotle-Lime Drizzle

Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos

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Let’s call these fall tacos – seasonal butternut squash, freshly picked apples and a little spicy chipotle-lime dressing to kick it up a notch. This Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos recipe by Emily Brees is so satisfying and simple to whip up on a weeknight.


4. Thanksgiving Leftovers Tacos With Cranberry Salsa

Thanksgiving Leftovers Tacos

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Thanksgiving leftover sandwiches are kind of legendary. We mean, the best part about Thanksgiving is getting to put all those leftovers in a sandwich, right? Well, why no try it in a taco? You can make this Thanksgiving Leftovers Tacos recipe by the Cruelty Free Family using your Thanksgiving leftovers, but if you don’t happen to have a refrigerator full of leftovers, you can easily whip up some Thanksgiving tacos from scratch. Just roast a couple of veggies, sauté up some herbed seitan or veggie meat, top it off with some cranberry salsa and a drizzle of tahini, and you have yourself one glorious taco.


5. South-of-the-Border Potato Tacos

South-of-the-Border Potato Tacos

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A cheesy, caliente potato taco is delicious. A cheesy, caliente potato taco that’s fried is outta this world. You should serve this these South-of-the-Border Potato Tacos by Lane Gold with creamy avocado sauce on the side (better just make a really big batch).

6. Mushroom Carnitas Tacos with Cilantro Lime Crema

Mushroom Carnitas Tacos

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These Mushroom Carnitas Tacos by Desiree Rodriguez may look like they’re made with shredded pork but it’s really made with mushrooms. This will make a delicious addition to Taco Tuesday!

7. Korean Spicy Sweet Potato Falafel Tacos With Kimchi

Korean Spicy Sweet Potato Falafel Tacos

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These Korean Spicy Sweet Potato Falafel Tacos by Maikki Vasala combine Korean flavors with Mediterranean falafels and Mexican tacos … this is the most culturally diverse meal you’ll ever have! And it’s pretty darn delicious, too.


8. Taco Bell Copycat Crispy Potato Soft Tacos

Taco Bell Copycat Crispy Potato Soft Tacos

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This Copycat Crispy Potato Soft Tacos are a vegan version of the classic Crispy Potato Soft Taco by Barbara Musick! The potatoes are crisp (it would be false advertising in they weren’t!) and flavorful, but not spicy.

9. Cauliflower Shawarma Tacos

Cauliflower Shawarma Tacos

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These super tasty Cauliflower Shawarma Tacos by Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez will move you to your core and will transform every day to taco Tuesday. They are the absolutely perfect treat for every meal and every season. Almost everything can be made ahead of time, so when you’re ready to eat, all you have to do is roast the cauliflower!

10. Crispy Coconut Cauliflower Tacos with Sweet Mustard Sauce

Crispy Coconut Cauliflower Tacos

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These healthy, gluten-free vegan Cauliflower Tacos by Nancy Montuori explode with crunchy texture and flavor. Not only are these tacos healthy, they are also delicious! You get a deep-fried texture without the oil and fat. The sweet mustard sauce can be smeared onto your tortilla, and then you can stuff them with any of your favorite taco ingredients, like crispy red cabbage for crunch, jalapeños, and salsa.

11. Butternut Squash Tacos With Tempeh Chorizo

Butternut Squash Tacos

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These Butternut Squash Tacos by Christy Morgan come together fairly quickly and are a meal just by themselves. You might want to steam your tempeh before you use it to help aid in digestion.

12. Potato Tacos with Homemade Salsa

 Potato Tacos with Homemade Salsa

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You would never think of putting potatoes on tacos but we did. And let us tell you, it is absolutely delicious! It’s potato tacos with black bean and corn relish and on the most delicious homemade salsas you will ever taste. And the three go wonderfully together. This is a great meal for having friends over, for the family, for any occasion really. Pair it with a margarita and you are on track for an awesome evening! These Potato Tacos by Alexandra V Jones are so delicious!

13. Mango Lime Cabbage Tacos

Mango Lime Cabbage Tacos

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These Mango Lime Cabbage Tacos are a fresh, no-cook, nutrient-dense version of veggie tacos with mango lime sauce. You’ll love the way the refreshing filling combines with the creamy sauce to create delicious flavors and a satisfying meal! Nikki and Zuzana put together these lovely, healthy tacos.

14. Plantain Sweet Potato Tacos With Guacamole

Plantain Sweet Potato Tacos With Guacamole

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These Plantain Sweet Potato Tacos by Erin Druga are exactly as they sound – stuffed with plantains, sweet potatoes and black beans and topped with a simple guacamole. They’re vegan, gluten-free and an excellent lunch or dinner option!

15. Tandoori Tofu Scramble Tacos 

Tandoori Tofu Scramble Tacos

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The tandoori tofu scramble in these tacos is packed with flavor and just the right amount of spice then placed on a corn tortilla with a bit of arugula, avocado, red cabbage, and red onions. These handheld delights by Maya Sozer are the perfect way to start out your day.

Enjoyed these taco recipes? We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

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