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Get ready to spice up your Cinco de Mayo with 25 mouthwatering easy vegan tacos that your whole family will love! Whether you’re celebrating with friends or family, these vibrant and flavorful tacos are sure to steal the show.

From savory mushroom carnitas to vegan birria tacos, there’s something for everyone to savor as we honor Mexican culture. They include some of your favorite plant-based protein, and range from traditional recipes to more modern ones.

1. Potato and Homemade Chorizo Tacos

A cast iron skillet with chorizo potato filling next to filling in corn taco shells.dorastable.com

You can make your own chorizo or you can buy it. Find the recipe.

2. Crispy Coconut Lime Baked Cauliflower Tacos

Close up of flour tortillas stacked with crispy fried cauliflower.                        veggieinspiredjourney.com

This cauliflower is not fried, it is baked, and believe it or not it has no oil! Find recipe.

3. Slow Cooker Pulled Jackfruit Tacos

Top view of corn tortillas topped with slow cooker jackfruit filling.                        theedgyveg.com

Marinated jackfruit served on corn tortillas with spicy mango salsa, and cashew lime crema. Find recipe.

4. Lentil Picadillo Tacos

Lentil Picadillo filled corn tortillas in a red baking dish.   thymeandlove.com

The comforting taste of picadillo without the meat. Find the recipe.

5. Sinaloa Style Tacos Dorados

Crispy tacos dorados held by hand over a bowl

These Sinaloa style tacos dorados are deep fried potato tacos. They are served with lettuce, cucumber, radishes, pickled red onion, and caldillo.  Find the recipe.

6. Spicy Zucchini and Black Bean Tacos

Spicy zucchini and black bean filling in corn tortillas on a white plate.dorastable.com

Put it together in less than 20 minutes. Find the recipe.

7. Vegan Street Tacos

3 tvp tacos with double tortilla on a white plate with crumble paper over a gray and pink striped towel and avocado salsa behind

Made with mushrooms and TVP topped with the classics. Find the recipe.

8. Spicy Plantain Black Bean Tacos

Corn tortillas loaded with fried plantain slices in red baskets on a white wood table.minimalistbaker.com

Sautéed plantains and black beans with a spicy sauce. Find the recipe.

9. Vegan Birria Tacos

Birria taco being dipped in a bowl of broth,

These spicy and fragrant vegan birria tacos are going to change the way you eat tacos forever. Find the recipe.

10. Vegan Chickpea Tacos

Chickpea Tacos in a white bowl with avocadio sauce.

These taco-seasoned chickpeas are tasty enough on their own, but topping them with a creamy avocado green chile sauce takes them over the top. Find the recipe.

11. Blackened Tofu Tacos

Blackened Tofu Tacos on a wooden cutting board topped with lettuce and bbq onions.

Blackened Tofu Tacos with Caramelized BBQ Onions are packed with delicious flavor and exciting textures!  Find the recipe.

12. Sweet Potato & Potato Tacos with Tomatillo Salsa

Two sweet potato and Potato tacos on a gray plate with salsa.

Sautéed sweet potatoes and potatoes topped with a smoky tomatillo sauce. Find the recipe.

13. Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Spicy Avocado Lime Crema

Top view of roasted cauliflower tacos in corn tortillas on a white rectangle serving platter.                                 theglowingfridge.com

Spiced roasted cauliflower with a cabbage slaw, white beans, and spicy avocado lime crema. Find recipe here.

14. Veggie Tacos

Top view of veggie tacos in a white rectangle baking dish.                                   loveandlemons.com

Eggplant, bell peppers, summer squash, and a avocado and tomatillo salsa. Find recipe here.

15. Vegan Al Pastor Tacos

Vegan al pastor tacos on a clay plate with lime.

These Vegan al Pastor Tacos are meaty and flavorful. A homemade seitan recipe marinated in an authentic al pastor marinade. Find the recipe.

16. Vegan Carnitas Tacos

Three vegan carnitas tacos topped with avocado.

These Vegan Carnitas Tacos will make you rethink why you ever ate traditional carnitas tacos to begin with! Find the recipe.

17. Barbacoa Hearts of Palm Tacos

Hearts of palm filling in corn tortillas surrounded by lime wedges in a basket.         forkandbeans.com

Hearts of palm in a roasted pasilla sauce and a sprinkle of lime juice. Find recipe here.

18. Vegan Breakfast Tacos

Three vegan breakfast tacos on parchment paper topped with onion.

Make the ultimate vegan breakfast tacos with fluffy scrambled tofu ‘egg,’ black beans, fresh salsa, and all your favorite toppings!  Find the recipe.

19. Sweet Potato & Carrot Tinga Tacos

two tinga tacos and saute pan behind

Shredded carrots and sweet potatoes cooked in a chipotle sauce. Find the recipe.

20. Beer Battered Tofu Tacos

Beer battered tofu taco filling in flour tortillas, topped with corn salsa and avocado slices.                                      ohmyveggies.com

Beer battered tofu topped with mango salsa and avocado slices. Find recipe here.

21. Nopales, Black Bean & Potato Taquitos

Side view of a plate stacked with nopales potato flautas.    veggiesdontbite.com

Baked taquitos topped with a smoky taco cream. Find recipe below. 

22. Vegan Cochinita Pibil Tacos

Two cochinta pibil tacos on a banana leaf and blue plate topped with pickled onions.

Cochinita pibil tacos are a beloved traditional Mexican dish from the Yucatan Peninsula. This version is made with mushrooms. Find recipe here.

23. Spinach & Chickpea Tacos

Spinach and chickpea taco filling in corn tortillas on a brown plate.dorastable.com

Sautéed spinach, chickpeas, tomatoes, and garlic on warm corn tortillas. Find the recipe.

24. Soy Curl Tacos Tapatios

side view of crispy rolled tacos topped with cabbage and tomatoes on a white plate

These crispy air fryer tacos tapatios are filled with seasoned soy curls, crisped to perfection, and topped with salsa verde, crema, pickled cabbage, and tomato.. Find recipe here.

25. Vegan Tofu Fish Tacos

Vegan fish tacos in a cast iron pan with limes, tomato, and avocado

These crispy, creamy, yet tender vegan fish tacos will conquer any tofu skeptic.  Find the recipe.


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