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Taco "Meat"

This plant based taco filling is made with walnuts and cauliflower.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cauliflower,, vegan, vegetarian, walnuts, whole food plant-based
Servings: 10



For the taco "meat"

  • 2 cups walnuts
  • 2 cups cauliflower, chopped
  • 2 cups baby bella or other mushrooms
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1/4 cup liquid aminos or soy sauce
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 3-4 tbsp taco seasoning (see the recipe for whole food plant based taco seasoning below)


  • Add walnuts, cauliflower, and mushrooms to food processor and pulse.
  • Once it looks like it's chopped up pretty small, add the mixture to a frying pan over medium-high heat.
  • Add 1/2 cup vegetable stock and aminos/soy sauce to the pan.
  • Cook for about ten minutes stirring occasionally.
  • In a small bowl, mix tomato sauce and 1/2 cup vegetable stock with taco seasoning to make a taco sauce.
  • Add taco sauce to the pan of "meat" and stir.
  • Reduce heat to medium and cook for ten more minutes, stirring occasionally.