California Walnut Meatless tacos

Ingredients (4 servings)

1 1/2 cups U.S. raw walnuts

2 tablespoons olive oil

½ medium U.S. onion, diced

1 1/2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce or coconut aminos

1 tablespoon chili powder

2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon dried oregano

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

8 hard taco shells

2 cups shredded lettuce

1 cup chopped tomatoes

1/2 cup U.S. shredded cheddar cheese

1/2 cup mild salsa

1/2 cup low-fat sour cream


  1. Add walnuts to a food processor and pulse until walnuts are evenly crumbled, resembling ground meat.

  2. Heat olive oil over medium-low heat in a medium skillet. Add onions and cook for 5 minutes, add walnuts, soy sauce, chili powder, cumin, salt, oregano, and garlic powder. Stir well to evenly coat and moisten walnuts. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

  3. Spoon walnut taco mixture into shells. Top with lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa and sour cream.

Inspired by:

California Walnuts

Classic Family Taco Night Walnut Tacos