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Cauliflower rice tacos on flour tortillas with cilantro, avocado and limes
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Easy Cauliflower Tacos Recipe

This quick and easy cauliflower tacos recipe is the perfect weeknight meal, and is vegan, healthy and delicious. Great for Meatless Mondays or those following a vegetarian diet.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Keyword: Cauliflower Tacos Recipe, Meatless Mondays, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 119kcal
Author: Andrea Howe


  • 1 cup cooked lentils
  • 12 ounces cauliflower finely riced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup canned tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup water if needed
  • Corn tortillas and desired garnishes


  • Warm olive in a large saute pan over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and onions and cook till onions are tender and translucent.
  • Add in cauliflower and the spices and stir to combine. Cook cauliflower until tender, about 10-12 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add in lentils, tomato sauce, and salt and pepper, and stir to combine and cook until lentils are heated through. Add in a bit of water if the mixture seems to have dried out in the cooking process.
  • Serve over warm tortillas and with desired garnishes.


if the mixture feels dry after cooking through, stir in a bit more water, about 1/4 cup at a time.
Mix can be frozen in a air-tight container for 3-4 months. Allow to thaw in the fridge and reheat in a microwave proof dish or on the stovetop over medium heat.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 925mg | Potassium: 444mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 497IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 2mg