Roasted Cauliflower Tacos - an easy 30 minute vegetarian meal with bold and smoky Tex Mex flavors and a deliciously tasty avocado cream. Seasoned cauliflower with crispy roasted edges, red cabbage slaw, & lime you’ll never miss the meat for your next Mexican fiesta or Taco Tuesday. Low carb / keto options.

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos - an easy 30 minute vegetarian meal perfect for your next Taco Tuesday. Full of bold and smoky Tex Mex flavors and a tasty avocado cream.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword cauliflower recipes, healthy tacos recipes, vegetarian tacos
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 286 kcal
Author Kelly


For the Roasted Cauliflower:

  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small head cauliflower washed and cut into bite-size florets

For the Avocado Cream:

  • 1 large or 2 medium ripe avocados
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • juice from 1 lime about 2 tablespoons

For Serving:

  • 8-12 small soft flour or corn tortillas for low carb use coconut wraps or lettuce leaves
  • 1/2 package of red cabbage slaw or thinly sliced red cabbage
  • Lime wedges
  • Cilantro leaves
  • Cotijia cheese leave out for vegan


To Roast the Cauliflower:

  1. Preheat oven to 415 F degrees. Line or grease a baking sheet. In a medium bowl, whisk together chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, and salt. Place the cauliflower on the baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil, lime, and seasonings. Spread evenly in a single layer. Roast for 20-22 minutes, stirring occasionally during cooking, until cauliflower is golden and tender. Remove from oven and set aside.

To Make the Avocado Cream:

  1. While the cauliflower is roasting, add the avocado, cilantro, lime, garlic, and salt to a food processor. Process until smooth.

To Assemble the Tacos:

  1. Heat tortillas and place a few roasted cauliflower inside. Top with cabbage slaw, avocado, cilantro, a splash of lime juice and/or preferred toppings. Drizzle with avocado cream and top with cheese (if desired).

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Cauliflower Tacos
Amount Per Serving (1 serving (about 2 tacos))
Calories 286 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 1328mg 55%
Potassium 408mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 14g 28%
Vitamin A 10.1%
Vitamin C 17.6%
Calcium 8.3%
Iron 16.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.