Oven Roasted Cauliflower Tacos is a vegetarian recipe for Taco Tuesday that’s easy to make, flavorful and nutritious. Oven roasted cauliflower combines with sauteed mushrooms creating a meaty flavorful taco filling without the meat! Ideal for Taco Tuesday or Meatless Monday, these Cauliflower Tacos are a meatless alternative to traditional beef tacos and will quickly become a family favorite recipe.
Cauliflower Taco Recipe
Taco Tuesday just keeps showing up week after week and sometimes you need to keep things spicy and change up your tacos! Make them meatless and I guarantee you’ll never miss the meat when you make Oven Roasted Cauliflower Tacos. Baby bella mushrooms team up with oven roasted cauliflower rice as a fabulous flavorful substitute for ground beef. Add in seasonings and tomato paste and you’ll be craving these vegetarian tacos on Meatless Monday and again on Taco Tuesday!
Are you doing Whole30 this month? By simply substituting lettuce leaves for the tortillas you will have yourself a new Whole30 recipe! Make Oven Roasted Cauliflower Taco Lettuce Wraps and keep to your Whole30 program.
Anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant rich cauliflower also provides impressive amounts of beta-carotene, vitamin C, vitamin K and even supports healthy digestion and detoxification. So many great reasons to increase your cauliflower intake. Oh, and did I mention cauliflower is low in calories too? Bonus!
Add in baby bella mushrooms for that meaty flavor, also low in calories and a low fat source of dietary fiber along with B vitamins and potassium, and Oven Roasted Cauliflower Tacos provide a punch of nutrition!
When cauliflower slow roasts to delicious goodness and then combines with mushrooms giving a meaty flavor to this meatless taco filling, I would say that your Taco Tuesday just got a whole lot more delicious this week. Looks like you just got a new taco recipe to add into your Taco Tuesday, or Meatless Monday, recipe rotation!
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Oven Roasted Cauliflower Tacos is a vegetarian recipe for Taco Tuesday that's easy to make, flavorful and nutritious. Cauliflower and mushrooms combine to create a meaty flavorful taco filling without the meat! Cauliflower Tacos are a meatless alternative to traditional beef tacos and will quickly become a family favorite recipe
- 3 cups packed cauliflower rice, about 12 ounces
- 3 Tbs. olive oil, divided
- 1 pkg. (10 ounces) baby bella mushrooms, finely chopped, 3 cups
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 2 Tbs. Taco seasoning
- 1 cup water
- 1/4 cup tomato paste
- 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
- 12 soft flour tortillas, warmed (See recipe notes for Whole30 alternative)
- 4 cups shredded lettuce
- 1 recipe fresh tomato salsa or your favorite store bought salsa
- lime wedges, serving suggestion
Preheat oven to 425F. Toss cauliflower rice and 2 Tbs. olive oil until evenly coated. Arrange in an even layer on a large baking sheet. Roast 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
Meanwhile, heat remaining 1 Tbs. oil in large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chopped mushrooms, onion and taco seasoning until mushrooms have released their liquid and it is cooked off and mixture is tender, stirring occasionally.
Stir in roasted cauliflower, water and tomato paste and cook until heated through.
Serve on tortillas with lettuce and salsa.
Makes 3 cups taco filling/6 servings.
Make It Whole30: Prepare recipe as directed above replacing tortillas with lettuce leaves as wraps. And be sure your ingredients are Whole30 compliant, especially the tomato paste that you use. Use a tomato paste with no added sugar!