Vegan Crispy Spiced Tofu Tacos

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Recipe video made by Michelle Published on 03/11/2020, viewed by 962 , 0 Comments
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If you are looking for a tasty alternative to beef for taco night, try this tofu version. With plenty of spices, some nutritional yeast, and some crisping in the oven, you won't be disappointed.

What you will need

INGREDIENTS

2 Tbsp Oil

1 Tbsp Soy Sauce

1/8 tsp Cayenne Powder

1 tsp Ground Cumin

1/2 tsp Garlic Powder

1/2 tsp Onion Powder

1 tsp Chili Powder

14 oz block Extra-Firm Tofu

14 oz can Black Beans

1/2 cup Salsa

2 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast

1/2 Lime

FOR SERVING:

1/2 lime

Avocado, optional

1 bunch Cilantro

8 Crispy Taco Shells

(Nutritional facts 104 calories, 5.89 g fat, 8.76 g carbohydrates, 5.19 g protein, undefined mg cholesterol, 461 mg sodium)

How to cook

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Gather and portion all ingredients.

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der, and chili powder to a medium sized bowl.

Add half the olive oil, soy sauce, cayenne, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, and chili powder to a medium sized bowl.

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Stir together the spices and oil and then crumble the tofu.

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Mix the crumbled tofu in with the seasonings.

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Heat the rest of the olive oil to an oven-safe skillet and add spiced tofu.

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s and salsa.

Crisp up the tofu for a few minutes over high heat. Then add the black beans and salsa.

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over the tofu. Then stir to combine.

Next, stir in the nutritional yeast and squeeze the juice from half a lime over the tofu. Then stir to combine.

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 is to crisp up the edges of the tofu.

Broil on high for about 8 minutes stirring every two minutes. The goal here is to crisp up the edges of the tofu.

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Cut the avocodo in half, remove the pit, and slice into strips.

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o, and lime juice.

Spoon the tofu into the crispy taco shell, top with cilantro, salsa, avocado, and lime juice.

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