Plant Based Tacos

Whether you're vegetarian, trying to cut down on meat or just want to try something different, these plant based tacos are sure to be a hit!

This is great family friendly recipe for families looking to load up on more plant-based meal options. This walnut and mushroom mince is super easy and so many little ones won’t even know the difference!

Serves: 2 adults + 2 children


Small soft taco shells
Splash of olive oil

For the Mince...
1 cup of walnuts (soaked for 30 minutes)
½ red onion - finely diced
1 cup finely chopped mushrooms
4 garlic cloves - crushed
3 tbsp tomato paste
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp smoked paprika
2 tbsp tamari
1/23 tsp chipotle

For the rest… (optional extras)
Chuck in black beans
Cream cheese
Fresh lime
Quinoa or rice


  1. Place the onion and garlic into a food processor and blitz until finely chopped. Add the soaked walnuts and mushrooms + blitz until you reach a mince like consistency.
  2. Pop the mixture into a frying pan with a splash of olive oil and the remainder of the ingredients and cook through for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Serve in soft taco shells with optional extras such as black beans, avocado, salad greens and quinoa.

Did you make these plant based tacos? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!



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