Vegan Beyond Burger Tacos

    
Ryan Shepard
Ryan Shepard

If you love traditional tacos, you’re going to enjoy this 100% plant-based Beyond “Beef” Taco recipe! This simple dish is savory, spicy and vibrant, and will take you back to the flavors of your childhood. With the help of beyond meat burgers and Trifecta à la carte menu items, this meal packs a over 20 grams of vegan protein, without making you work too hard on those busy weekday nights!

How to Make Vegan Tacos

This dish is super simple and can easily be customized to include any of your favorite taco ingredients. Make is extra spicy or mix and match with your favorite veggies. 

For this recipe you're going to need the following:

  • 4 Trifecta Beyond Meat patties
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 1 package taco seasoning mix
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup whole corn
  • 1 cup Trifecta cherry tomato
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 3 tablespoons vegan cheese
  • 8 Taco shells
Garnish:
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Vegan cheddar cheese
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Corn

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Start by prepping your ingredients:

  1. Dice the yellow onion
  2. Drain corn from the can or derail corn off the cob
  3. Slice cherry tomatoes into quarter pieces
  4. Mince garlic

Warm skillet over medium-high heat. Add in oil and the diced onion. Saute onion for 4 to 7 minutes until it begins to cook through. Add garlic and cook for a minute longer.

Tip: Add diced Trifecta green bell peppers to the onions for added vegetables!

Add the beyond meat burger patties to the pan, breaking them up with a spatula until you're left with bite-sized pieces/crumbles. Cook burgers and onion for 3 to 5 minutes or until browned and crumbly.

Sprinkle seasoning packet over the crumbles. Then add in the water and seasoning mix until evenly coated and thickened; roughly 1 minute.

Tip: Instead of using water, use low sodium vegetable broth to add more flavor.

Now you're ready to plate your tacos or package it up for lunches throughout the week!

When ready to eat, spoon the warm taco “meat” and corn into the shells and top with the chopped tomatoes, lettuce, and cheese.

Serve immediately.

Best Taco Toppings

Get creative with added toppings to make these tacos your own. Try any of the following options for different flavor twist on these tacos:

  • Vegan cheese
  • Guacamole
  • Vegan sour cream
  • Cilantro
  • Black beans
  • Corn
  • Jalapeños
  • Olives
  • Avocado Slices
  • Minced red onion
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Hot Sauce

Meal Prep Tips

Meal prepping tacos doesn't work well if you plate the tacos in advance. To make this recipe work for weekly meal planning try the following: 

  • Evenly divide the Beyond “Beef” and desired toppings into meal prep containers. Keep fresh ingredients like tomato, lettuce and any garnishes separate.
  • Wrap the shells and keep on the side.
  • When ready to eat, re heat the "beef" mixture and make your tacos. 

Save on cooking time with your favorite vegan recipes using Trifecta a la carte vegan proteins, veggies, and grains. 

GET THE INGREDIENTS

Serve this With:

This taco dish is a classic recipe that is also incredible versatile. Use your taco ingredients a number of ways to keep this recipe interesting.

  • Looking to cut calories? Swap out the corn shells for  butter leaf or romaine lettuce.
  • Skip the taco and serve over Trifecta quinoa or brown rice.
  • Use whole grain tortilla wraps to make this a tasty burrito.
  • Make it a taco salad over a bed of lettuce and fresh veggies.

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Vegan Beyond Burger Tacos

Cook time: 13 min
Prep time: 10 min
Yield: 4
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Description

Take it back to the old school, with this traditional "beef" taco recipe made 100% vegan. Savory and spicy beyond meat burger patties topped with fresh ingredients in a classic hard taco shell. Each serving packs 23 grams of plant-based protein!

Ingredients

  • 4 Trifecta Beyond Meat burgers
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 1 package taco seasoning mix
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup corn
  • 1 cup Trifecta cherry tomato
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 3 tablespoons vegan cheese
  • 8 taco shells

Instructions

  1. In a skillet, heat oil on medium-high heat and add the diced onion. Cook for 4 to 7 minutes.
  2. Add garlic and cook for a minute longer.
  3. Add the beyond meat and break up with a spatula. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until browned and crumbly.
  4. Sprinkle seasoning packet over the crumbles, add the water and mix until evenly coated and thickened; roughly 1 minute.
  5. Spoon the taco “meat” into the shells and add the corn, chopped tomatoes, lettuce, and cheese.
  6. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

serves 4
Calories Per Serving: 509
% Daily Value
52% Total Fat 34g
0% Cholesterol 0mg
27% Sodium 654mg
Total Carbohydrate 31g
Sugars 3g
Protein 23g
44% Vitamin A
9% Vitamin C

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