20+ Best Vegan Taco Recipes (Easy & Tasty)

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Make these crowd-pleasing vegan taco recipes for your next Taco Tuesday! Enjoy each bite of these Mexican-inspired, scrumptious combinations.

We’ve never tried a vegan taco we didn’t like! They are the perfect meaty recipe to feed a crowd, serve at a garden party or Cinco de Mayo or make as a family-approved weeknight meal.

Our list of delectable options features something for everyone: crispy shells filled with hearty protein-packed crumbles, pulled jackfruit, roasted vegetables, soft vegan cheese, fresh greens and flavorful sauces!

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Delicious Vegan Taco Recipes

Cauliflower Buffalo Tacos
Make these delicious vegan buffalo cauliflower tacos for a crowd-pleasing family dinner or any larger gathering!
Double battered cauliflower bites meet crispy chickpeas, fresh salsa and a creamy dressing.
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five vegan buffalo cauliflower tacos on a white plate
Delicious Falafel Tacos
These delectable, crowd-pleasing falafel tacos are made with budget-friendly staple foods in 40 minutes!
Protein and flavor-packed, they are an easy-to-make, family-friendly dinner option.
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two taco shells that are filled with fresh veggies, baked falafel and drizzled with homemade vegan cashew sour cream
Vegan Broccoli Tacos
Eat your vegetables on taco night with this combination of roasted broccoli, crunchy cabbage and an addictive vegan cilantro cream sauce.
They require only 10 minutes of prep time and can easily be customized!
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03 Broccoli Tacos
Portobello Mushroom Tacos
These scrumptious vegan tacos are loaded with texture and flavor! Portobello mushrooms meet pico de gallo, creamy guacamole, and crunchy quick pickled onions.
Everyone will love this combination!
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08 Mushroom taco recipe
Vegan Fish Tacos
Make vegan fish out of jackfruit and palm hearts and serve it in soft or crunchy shells!
Seasoned with Old Bay spices and kelp powder, then battered and fried, these vegan fish fingers pair well with coleslaw or creamy cashew sauce.
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05 vegan fish tacos
Walnut Chorizo Tacos
Make your own meaty walnut-black bean “chorizo” crumble out of pantry ingredients and serve it in these vegan tacos!
Together with romaine lettuce and pickled vegetables, this hearty taco recipe is so moreish.
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06 Walnut Chorizo Tacos
Roasted Vegetable Tacos
Roasted veggies meet a flavorful homemade chipotle sauce for a simple, healthy and family-friendly dinner.
Use colorful produce like mushrooms, sweet potatoes, bell pepper, onion, radishes and lettuce for a beautiful combination.
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07 Roasted Vegetable Tacos
Vegan Street Tacos
Swap your favorite Mexican takeout for this healthy and delicious homemade version of vegan street tacos!
With chili-lime tofu, pico de gallo, chipotle mayo and guacamole, this recipe is so flavorful and meal prep-friendly.
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08 vegan street tacos
Chipotle Lime Tacos
Serve these smoky and spicy vegan tacos during Taco Tuesday if you’re into Tex-Mex flavors!
Savory tempeh filling is nestled in a soft tortilla and topped with veggies of your choice. Easy and delicious!
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09 Chipotle Lime Tacos
Smoky White Bean Tacos
If you’re looking for a quick and healthy dinner idea, make these smoky white bean tacos with almond queso blanco!
It features fresh lime, salsa, cilantro, avocado, smoked paprika, garlic and other crowd-pleasing flavors.
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10 Smoky White Bean Tacos
Enchilada Lentil Tacos
These enchilada tacos offer an incredible depth of flavor and chewy texture!
The lentils are cooked in a spicy enchilada sauce on the stove, then tucked inside tacos and topped with zesty lime slaw.
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11 enchilada lentil tacos
Black Bean Potato Tacos
Feast your eyes on these gorgeous and seriously mouth-watering potato tacos!
Crispy potatoes meet hearty black beans, avocado and fresh, creamy slaw. This recipe is really nutritious and delectable!
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12 potato tacos
TVP Meat Tacos
Have you ever used TVP in your cooking? This recipe shows you how to transform textured vegetable protein (TVP) into homemade vegan meat crumbles, which you can use to make tacos.
Serve with fresh salsa, lettuce and guacamole!
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14 easy tvp tacos
Black Bean Mini Tacos
Serve these crunchy baked black bean mini tacos as an appetizer, party snack or meatless dinner!
This 30-minute recipe features creamy avocado, tangy pickled red onions, juicy diced tomatoes, and a sprinkle of fresh cilantro alongside hearty black beans.
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14 baked mini tacos
BBQ Jackfruit Tacos
Another great vegan meal replacement is jackfruit! You can make vegan fish or pulled pork out of it and flavor it with delicious BBQ sauce or any spices you like.
This taco recipe features jackfruit, black lentils, guacamole and a kale and corn slaw for a really tasty combination.
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15 BBQ Jackfruit Tacos Kale Corn Slaw
Roasted Sweet Potato Tacos
Easy to make in about 30 minutes, these roasted sweet potato tacos are simple yet delicious!
Topped with fresh pico de gallo and avocado slices, this family-friendly dinner will soon become a weekly staple.
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16 Roasted Sweet Potato Tacos Vegan
Mexican Lentil Tacos
Try these satisfying Mexican vegan tacos with lentils if you’re cooking for meat-lovers!
Packed with protein, flavor and crunchy produce, they are highly customizable, budget-friendly and can be made ahead of time.
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17 mexican lentil tacos
Vegan Beer-Battered Fish Tacos
Another hearty recipe you can make for non-vegans is these tacos with beer-battered tempeh “fish” and Baja sauce.
Load them with anything from coleslaw, onion, tomato, avocado, cilantro or your favorite fixings.
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18 Vegan beer battered fish
BBQ Pulled Porcini Tacos
Use dried mushrooms to make vegan BBQ pulled “pork” tacos!
Only 15 minutes total are needed for this tasty combination of BBQ sauce, pickled jalapenos, cabbage slaw and lime.
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19 Pulled Porcini BBQ Tacos
Teriyaki Tempeh Tacos
Are you more of a Teriyaki person? This protein-packed tempeh taco recipe combines sweet and savory flavors to make an easy and delicious dinner.
With crunchy Asian slaw and a dressing made from soy sauce, maple, mustard, sriracha and a couple of other pantry staples, this combination really is something else.
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20 teriyaki tempeh tacos

More Vegan Recipes

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20+ Best Vegan Taco Recipes (Easy & Tasty)

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Make these crowd-pleasing vegan taco recipes for your next Taco Tuesday or Cinco de Mayo! Enjoy each bite of these Mexican-inspired, scrumptious combinations. The following fall-inspired tacos feature roasted veggies, crispy beans, vibrant beet spread and refreshing vegan feta!
Serves 6 tacos

Ingredients

Fall-Inspired Tacos

Instructions

  • Make the roasted Brussels sprouts and broad beans following our recipes above.
  • Prepare your beet dip and fresh ingredients.
  • Assemble the tacos by spreading them with beet dip, followed by roasted veggies, beans, vegan feta and sliced avocado. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Feel free to use any hummus instead of beet dip!
  • You can make your own vegan feta or use store-bought.
  • Swap broad beans for chickpeas or black beans!
  • Nutrition information has automatically been calculated without any toppings.
  • Find 20+ other delicious tacos recipes in the article above.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Nutrition Facts
20+ Best Vegan Taco Recipes (Easy & Tasty)
Serving Size
 
1 taco
Amount per Serving
Calories
234
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
5
g
8
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
3
g
Sodium
 
365
mg
16
%
Carbohydrates
 
40
g
13
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
9
g
18
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed.
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Hi, I'm Alena Schowalter — a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with my husband, I founded nutriciously in 2015 and have been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages toward a healthy plant-based diet. I enjoy discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature, and creating new recipes. Read more about us here.

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