Six months ago, Mexican restaurant chain Del Taco partnered with Beyond Meat to bring their plant-based protein crumbles to locations across California. Since the partnership, Beyond meat has joined forces with other restaurants chains, and Taco providers everywhere, giving next generation vegan protein the exposure it so desperately needs.

Now Del Taco has announced they will expand their partnership with Beyond Meat, and bring the beyond beef crumbles to 594 stores nation-wide by the end of April 2019. Customers will be able to choose The Beyond Taco and Avocado Beyond Taco, as well as the option to use Beyond Meat as a substitute option for other items on the menu.

It looks like Del Taco sewed the seeds of its own vegification. By partnering with Beyond Meat, they helped light the plant-based fast food fire in the first place. People love trying new things, and the more we can help others get hooked on tasty, cruelty-free (and even a little healthier) alternatives, the better!

Your Own Beyond Tacos!

Of course, you don’t need to run to the drive-thru for great vegan Mexican eats. Check out these recipes, courtesy of the Food Monster App.

Crispy Thai Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

Source: Crispy Thai Roasted Cauliflower Tacos 

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.

Mushroom and Garlic Tacos

Source: Mushroom and Garlic Tacos

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.

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

Source: Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos With Crisp Apple and Chipotle-Lime Drizzle 

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.

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