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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*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 1328mg55%
Potassium 408mg12%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 505IU10%
Vitamin C 14.5mg18%
Calcium 83mg8%
Iron 3mg17%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.