ROASTED CAULIFLOWER TACOS WITH AVOCADO LIME CREMA
The versatility of cauliflower is amazing and undeniably perfect for healthy vegan tacos. It’s gluten free, dairy free, preservative free, organic and gmo free.
Roasting bite-size cauliflower florets in a blend of taco spices, coated in almond milk makes them crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.They become crunchy and roasted to golden perfection. Add white beans for extra plant protein, some tasty toppings, drizzle LOTS of ‘spicy avocado lime crema’ then bite and savor and repeat. YUM.
1 head cauliflower, florets
1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons plain almond milk
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/2 garlic clove, minced
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
pinch of black pepper
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
1/2 cup white beans
1 cup purple cabbage, thinly slices
fresh cilantro, for topping
fresh lime juice, for topping
jalapeño slices, for topping (optional)
SPICY AVOCADO LIME CREMA
1 cup spinach
1 ripe avocado
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
2 slices of jalapeño (optional)
2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 cup water
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
pinch black pepper
-Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
-In a large bowl, whisk together the almond milk, lime juice, garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, sea salt, pepper and cayenne until smooth. Add in the cauliflower florets and mix until all are well coated in the mixture.
-Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden and soft.
-In a food processor, blend all of the ingredients for the Spicy Avocado Lime Crema until smooth and creamy. Texture will be thick, similar to mayo.
-Assemble the tacos. I started with the cabbage, cauliflower, white beans, more cabbage, cilantro, jalapeño and then the lime crema. A good squeeze of fresh lime juices adds a nice touch as well!