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Rainbow Veggie And Tofu Tacos
Recipe Intro From naturallyzuzu

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As the saying goes, you eat with your eyes first! And these tacos define that statement. Packed full of colorful veggies and topped off with an avocado queso sauce, it's creamy, spicy and crunchy all in one. 

I remade these tofu and rainbow veggie taco recipe because they are the easiest dinner ever. I served them with my avocado queso sauce. -@naturallyzuzu

Recipe

Prep time 8hrs
Cook time 30mins
Yield: Serves or Makes 12
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For the Vegan Avocado Queso Dip

ingredients

  • 1/2 cup raw cashews, soaked overnight, then drained
  • 3 medium avocado, deseeded
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 jalapeños, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt

For the Pan Fried Tofu

ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) block firm or extra firm tofu, cut into small cubes
  • 1/4 cup neutral, high heat oil
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon liquid aminos
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • Kosher salt and pepper, as needed

For the Tacos and Assembly

ingredients

  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 ear of corn, kernels removed
  • 1 small beet, peeled and cut into matchsticks

Method

  • Step 1

    For the Vegan Queso: Blend all ingredients in a high speed blender until smooth. Remove from blender into a medium sized bowl and set aside.

  • Step 2

    For the Pan Fried Tofu: Heat the oil in a large frying pan on medium high heat. Fry the tofu on both sides until golden brown, 2-3 minutes per side. Add the soy sauce, coconut amino acids, taco season, salt and pepper and stir gently until all the ingredients are well combined. Cook for 5-8 minutes.

  • Step 3

    For Assembly: Gently warm the tortillas in the microwave for 30 seconds. Top the warm tortillas with tofu, vegetables and vegan queso. Enjoy!