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A hardshell TexMex vegetarian taco with lettuce, tomato, and cheese on a plate.
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Nutrition Facts
Vegetarian Tacos with TVP
Amount Per Serving
Calories 269 Calories from Fat 145
% Daily Value*
Fat 16.1g25%
Saturated Fat 5.6g28%
Cholesterol 17mg6%
Sodium 362mg15%
Potassium 142mg4%
Carbohydrates 24.9g8%
Fiber 2.1g8%
Sugar 1.6g2%
Protein 7g14%
Calcium 100mg10%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
** Nutritional values are calculated based on specific ingredients. The precise nutritional calculations for your ingredients may differ. This information should be not treated as dietary advice.
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Vegetarian Tacos with TVP

Ready in less than 15 minutes, this easy recipe for vegetarian tacos will have dinner on the table in no time!
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Yield: 10 tacos


Taco "Meat"

  • 2 tbsp safflower oil (or vegetable)
  • 1/4 small onion chopped fine
  • 1 batch taco seasoning (recipe here)
  • 1/4 tsp worcestershire sauce (vegan)
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup TVP
  • 1 package taco shells

Taco Toppings

  • 1/4 lb cheddar cheese shredded
  • 3/4 small onion chopped
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • 1 small jalapeño sliced
  • 1/4 cup taco sauce
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 6 leaves lettuce chopped


  • Heat the oil in a small sauce pan. Add the onions and sauté. Once the onions are translucent, add the taco seasoning and mix well until a paste is formed. Stir and heat for 15 seconds.
  • Add the Worcestershire sauce and water. Mix thoroughly into the spices, then bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat, add the TVP, and cover. Let sit for 10 minutes. Taste and adjust any spices before serving.
  • Cut toppings and serve alongside the taco meat. Layer some taco meat, then some of each topping in a taco shell. Rejoice—you've made tacos!
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