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Cauliflower Tacos Recipe close up picture with hard shell

Cauliflower Tacos Recipe


Vegan, gluten-free, and easy to make, load these Cauliflower Tacos up with your favorite toppings!



For the Cauliflower Filling

  • 20 ounces cauliflower florets
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 2 teaspoons avocado oil
  • 1/2 large onion, finely diced
  • 3/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons taco seasoning

For the Tacos

Optional Toppings

  • shredded lettuce
  • tomatoes
  • cilantro
  • guacamole
  • dairy or non-dairy shredded cheese


  1. In a food processor, pulse the cauliflower florets and sunflower seeds until they are a diced, but not mushy.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the cauliflower mixture and sauté for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the tomato sauce, water, and seasoning and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 5 more minutes.
  5. Heat the taco shells according to package directions.
  6. Serve the cauliflower mixture with the taco shells and your desired toppings.


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**Nutritional information includes filling and taco shells, not optional toppings as those will vary.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: dinner recipes
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: vegan


  • Serving Size: 3 tacos
  • Calories: 372
  • Sugar: 5.9 grams
  • Fat: 14. 3 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 1.7 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 54.9 grams
  • Fiber: 10.7 grams
  • Protein: 11.1 grams

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