Ultimate Vego Tacos

OMG if I knew making Walnut Mince was so easy, I would have made these tacos ages ago. They were ready in 123 and so delicious! If you’re looking to switch up your taco game, here’s the perfect recipe! Tip: make a double batch and use the leftovers for a taco salad for tomorrow’s lunch!



November 14, 2017
: 10 tacos
: 20 min
: 20 min
: easy


  • For the mince:
  • 1 cup (125g) walnuts, soaked for 2-8 hours (optional)
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tbsp of soy sauce (low salt preferred)
  • 1/2 tbsp of (walnut) oil
  • 1/4 cup (30g) buckwheat flour, or whole wheat flour
  • cayenne pepper, to taste (optional)
  • For the sour cream:
  • 1 pack (300g) silken tofu
  • 1 tbsp vinegar, like red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • For the salsa:
  • 1/2 can of corn kernels, rinsed and dried
  • 1/2 can of black beans, rinsed and dried
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • handful of coriander or parsley, chopped
  • lime juice, salt & pepper to taste
  • For the tacos:
  • 10 taco shells or wraps
  • shredded ice berg lettuce
  • avocado, smashed or diced
  • coriander or spring onion (optional)
  • Step 1 Start by making the walnut mince. Add all the walnuts to a food processor and pulse it resembles mince.
  • Step 2 Add all the other ingredients for the mince to a bowl and stir to combine.
  • Step 3 Now add all the ingredients for the vegan sour cream to a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. You can omit this if you’re vegetarian and using store bought sour cream.
  • Step 4 Add all the ingredients for the salsa in a large bowl and mix.
  • Step 5 Smash or dice the avocado and add some salt & pepper to taste.
  • Step 6 Heat up your tacos or wraps in the oven, grill or microwave one by one.
  • Step 7 Layer the taco by adding the shredded lettuce first, followed by the walnut mince and top with the smashed avocado and salsa. Drizzle with sour cream.
  • Step 8 Tip: double the batch of mince, salsa and smashed avo and turn this dish into a salad for lunch!

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