Sweet Potato Cauliflower Tacos
August 6, 2018
#MEATLESSMONDAY SWEET POTATO + CAULIFLOWER TACOS
If it’s a Tuesday and I’m thinking about what to make for dinner for my family, the first place my head goes is to tacos! We LOVE tacos in our family and generally, everyone is just as stoked as I am for a taco night. We’ve got a handful of taco recipe that I turn to often, but this Sweet Potato + Cauliflower combo has been a recent favorite. If I’m picking up ingredients from the grocery store it’s easy to grab a bag of riced cauliflower and diced sweet potatoes to make everything that much easier. The real magic here comes with the chile lime seasoning that I like to cook with from Trader Joes. It’s one of my favorite all-purpose seasonings and I reach for it at least once a week, if not more often. If you don’t live near a Trader Joe’s, you can actually order it on Amazon or I’ve included a how-to at the end of the recipe.
As any taco lover knows, the filling is important, but so are the garnishes. Most of these ingredients we tend to have on hand which makes taco (or nacho) night that much more attainable. One thing I’d encourage you to not skip is the pickled red onions. We go through so many of these that I tend to make a big batch every other week or so and keep them stored in a mason jar in the fridge.
I’ve also had success freezing this taco filling. Especially if I have leftovers. Make sure you transfer the cooled filling to a resealable freezer bag and label it with the date included. When I’m ready to use (usually best within 2 weeks), I’ll let it defrost in the fridge overnight then toss it in a hot skillet with a drizzle of canola oil until it’s warmed through.Print
Sweet Potato + Cauliflower Tacos
- Total Time: 30 minutes
- Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
The perfect #meatlessmonday taco recipe! Sweet potatoes, cauliflower rice, and black beans, make a crazy delicious base for these vegetarian tacos.
- 2 medium sweet potatoes, diced
- 1 cup cauliflower rice
- 2 teaspoons chile lime seasoning*
- 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
- Kosher salt and cracked black pepper
- 12 corn tortillas
- Diced avocado
- ¼ cup cotija cheese
- Pickled onions
- Heat olive oil in a large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add sweet potatoes and cook 8-10 minutes until beginning to brown and soften. Add cauliflower rice and chile lime seasoning cooking for an additional 2 minutes. Stir in black beans and adjust seasoning to taste with salt and pepper.
- Assemble tacos with sweet potato mixture, crumbly cheese, pickled onions, lime, and cilantro,
*To make your own batch of Chile Lime Seasoning combine ½ cup kosher salt with 2 tablespoons lime zest (from about 3 limes) and 1 tablespoon chile powder.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
Keywords: tacos, #meatlessmonday, vegetarian,
Joyce Hanover Says
This looks amazing. I will definitely try it. ?
Those tortillas look legit! Are they homemade or a certain brand?
From Trader Joes!They’re the “Corn & Wheat” Tortillas
Where do you find chile lime seasoning?
Hi Tristan! The chile lime seasoning I use is from Trader Joe’s, but Tajin can be found at most grocery stores and is a great alternative!
What is the asterisk * above “Chile lime seasoning” for? 🙂
Hi Sara! Oops, I forgot to add that Tajin is a great substitute for this seasoning for those who don’t live near a Trader Joe’s! Thanks for catching that. 🙂
If you make your own chile lime seasonings, how do you store it since it calls for fresh lime zest?