Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Creamy Avocado Sauce

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Spice up your Taco Tuesday with a twist! These flavorful Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Tacos topped with a Creamy Avocado Sauce are not delicious but also packed with nutrients. Cauliflower, known for its anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants combines perfectly with the creamy avocados and fiber-rich black beans in this dish. Dive into this tasty recipe that will make you reconsider your taco choices! Here’s how you can prepare a dish of Roasted Cauliflower Tacos.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 (2 tacos each)
Oven Temperature: 425°F (220°C)


For the Roasted Cauliflower

1 cauliflower head, chopped into florets
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
1 teaspoon of ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon of chili powder
Salt and pepper to your liking

For the Creamy Avocado Sauce

2 ripe avocados
1/4 cup of Greek yogurt
Juice, from one lime
1 minced garlic clove
Salt to taste

For Assembly

8 corn tortillas
A can of black beans rinsed and drained
1 cup of shredded red cabbage
Fresh cilantro for garnishing


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Mix the cauliflower florets in a bowl with olive oil, smoked paprika, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  3. Spread out the cauliflower on a baking sheet and roast for 20–25 minutes until it turns golden and tender, remembering to stir halfway through.
  4. While the cauliflower is roasting, prepare the avocado sauce by blending avocados, Greek yogurt, lime juice, garlic and salt in a food processor until smooth.
  5. Warm up the tortillas in a skillet or oven for about half a minute on each side.
  6. Fill each tortilla with cauliflower pieces, black beans, red cabbage shreds. Drizzle with avocado sauce and top with fresh cilantro before serving.
  7. Spread a spoonful of avocado sauce on each tortilla before assembling. Add cauliflower, black beans and shredded cabbage on top.

Garnish with cilantro. Serve right away.

Indulge, in these nutrient-packed tacos that show how eating healthily can be both enjoyable and fulfilling!

These zesty roasted cauliflower tacos offer a blend of flavors and textures that cater to both your palate and your health goals. The crunchy seasoned cauliflower forms a foundation complemented by the smooth avocado sauce for an extra touch. Loaded with fiber, fats and plant-based proteins, this dish shows how nutritious ingredients can combine to create a meal that’s both decadent and wholesome. Whether you follow a healthy lifestyle or aim to include plant-based options in your meals, these tacos are bound to become a beloved choice. So gather your ingredients, preheat the oven, and prepare to savor a burst of flavors that will nourish your body!

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