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Chef Duane: Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Cilantro Lime Crema

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Delicious Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with creamy Cilantro Lime Crema. Perfect for a flavorful and healthy meal.

1hr 5mins

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Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Cilantro Lime Crema


  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • Cilantro Lime Crema:
  • 1/2 cup plain, unsweetened, vegan yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon of lime zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


1hr 5mins
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, toss cauliflower florets with olive oil, taco seasoning, paprika, and chili powder.
  3. Toss cauliflower florets with spices
  4. Spread the cauliflower florets on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
  5. Roast for 25 – 35 minutes, or until tender and browned.
  6. While the cauliflower roasts, prepare the cilantro lime crema. In a blender or food processor, combine yogurt, cilantro, lime juice, lime zest, and garlic powder. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  7. Warm the tortillas according to package instructions.

To assemble the tacos, spoon roasted cauliflower onto warmed tortillas.

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Nutritional information

Nutritional Summary per Serving (2 tacos)

  • Calories: 318
  • Carbohydrates: 48g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.45g
  • Protein: 9.4g
  • Fat: 9.8g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.63g
  • Sodium: 239mg
  • Potassium: 655mg
  • Calcium: 141mg
  • Phosphorus: 190mg

Top with cilantro lime crema, red onion, cilantro, avocado, salsa, and vegan cheese if desired.

  • Cilantro Lime Crema, 2 tablespoons
  • ½ teaspoon of diced onions
  • ½ teaspoon of fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons of salsa
  • 1 oz of vegan cheese

Total Nutritional Value for 2 tablespoons of Cilantro Lime Crema with additions:

  • Calories: 100.1
  • Carbohydrates: 4.72g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2g
  • Protein: 1.88g
  • Fat: 7.425g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 398.84mg
  • Potassium: 54.2mg
  • Calcium: 240.03mg
  • Phosphorus: 65.1mg

This content is provided for informational use only and is not intended as medical advice or as a substitute for the medical advice of a healthcare professional.