9 Healthy Vegetarian Taco Recipes

These healthy vegetarian taco recipes are what happens when Meatless Monday and Taco Tuesday collide!

Healthy Vegetarian Taco Recipe Collage

Let’s get our taco on!

There are a million ways to make a taco and these plant-based powerhouses are ready to rock your plate!

Of course you can’t have a taco without the toppings, amirite?! We pile our veggie tacos to the brim with all our favorites!

Some of our favorite vegetarian filling options are black beans, refried beans, taco roasted chickpeas, roasted veggies, lentils, roasted cauliflower walnut taco meat, and basically all tings veggie.

vegetarian taco toppings

Seasoned black beans, pinto beans, and crunchy taco-roasted chickpeas team up to take your taco game to the next level with these tasty vegetarian triple bean tacos!

1. Roasted Chickpea Tacos

A trio of seasoned black beans, pinto beans, and crunchy taco-roasted chickpeas team up to take your taco game to the next level with these tasty vegetarian roasted chickpea tacos!

Instant Pot Lentil Tacos

2. Instant Pot Lentil Tacos

These Instant Pot Lentil Tacos are quick and easy to make! Whether you serve them mild or spicy (yes please!) they’re sure to rock your weeknight dinner routine and even taste great the next day!

Freeze leftover filling or pop it in the fridge to use in tacos, quesadillas, burritos, and more!

No Instant Pot? Try my stove-top lentil veggie tacos instead!

Buffalo Chickpea Tacos

3. Buffalo Chickpea Tacos

These spicy Buffalo Chickpea Tacos are quick, easy, and totally tasty! This vegetarian recipe makes 6 small tacos or 4 regular-sized tacos, perfect for 2 people to share!

Fresh Mex Vegan Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

4. Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

These tasty Vegan Roasted Cauliflower Tacos have a totally Tex-Mex vibe with lots of flavor!

With loads of tasty toppings and tender seasoned cauliflower with crispy roasted edges, you’ll never miss the meat!

Chipotle Lentil Tacos

5. Chipotle Lentil Tacos

Chipotle Lentil Tacos turn this tasty vegetarian swap into an instant taco party! They’re packed with protein, have literally half the fat of their meaty counterparts, and are totally delicious! Let’s get our taco on!

No chipotle peppers? No problem! Try these Lentil Veggie Tacos instead!

Vegetarian Wonton Taco Cups with Guacamole

6. Baked Vegetarian Wonton Cups

Vegetarian Wonton Taco Cups are so easy to make and can be loaded up with all your favorite taco toppings! We love ours with refried beans, salsa, shredded cheese, sour cream, jalapeños, and guacamole.

Mushroom Soft Tacos

7. Roasted Portobello Mushroom Tacos

Let’s taco our Tuesday with these tasty vegetarian Roasted Portobello Mushroom Tacos topped with a creamy cilantro lime carrot slaw and crispy shallots.

Cauliflower Walnut Tacos

8. Cauliflower Walnut Tacos

These healthy Cauliflower Walnut Tacos are filled with a tasty seasoned taco meat (that’s totally vegetarian – whoo!) and all your favorite taco toppings!

We also love making this vegetarian taco “meat” into taco bowls and sheet pan nachos with cheesy queso. It’s meal-prep friendly and crazy versatile!

Black Bean Tacos

9. Black Bean Tacos

These black bean tacos are quick, easy, and totally delicious! A healthy take on taco night, they can be made vegan or vegetarian and are gloriously gluten-free!

If you get a chance to try any of these tasty vegetarian taco recipes, let me know!

Leave some love in the comment form below or tag your photos with @peasandcrayons on Instagram so I can happy dance over your creation. I can’t wait to see what you whip up!

tasty twists on traditional tacos

If you’re in the market for a less conventional taco recipe, we have lots of those too! Reader favorites include Baked Bell Pepper Tacos, a fun twist on stuffed peppers, Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes, and even Taco Pasta!

Another fan favorite are Quinoa Taco Bowls featuring taco roasted chickpeas and a mountain of tasty toppings.

I’ve even made Taco Hummus!

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  • Yum!! There’s always room for more taco renditions in our house. Thank you so much for the pickled red onion love!

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