Walnut Tacos – Raw Food Recipe

Taco lovers will love this healthy twist to their favorite finger food. The fillings of classic tacos include ground beef or pork. They are combined with a variety of other ingredients such as onion, tomatoes, and bell peppers. In this raw food recipe, ground beef or pork will be substituted by a vegan walnut-based taco “meat”. This recipe is so simple and easy that it will take less than 30 minutes to prepare. Get ready to be healthy!


Walnut Taco Meat:

• 1 cup raw walnuts
• 2-3 sundried tomatoes
• 1 garlic clove
• 1 tbsp cumin (more or less, depends on your taste)
• 1 tbsp cayenne pepper (more or less, depends on your taste)
• 1 tbsp onion powder (more or less, depends on your taste)
• 1 tbsp garlic powder (more or less, depends on your taste)
• 1 tsp olive oil
• 2 tbsp soy sauce

Raw Salsa:

• 1 cup cherry tomatoes (chopped)
• 1/2 red onion (minced)
• 1/2 red bell pepper (finely chopped)
• 1/2 yellow bell pepper (finely chopped)
• 1/2 garlic clove (minced)
• 1/4 cup cilantro (finely chopped)
• 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
• 1 tsp raw honey or agave syrup
• Juice of 1/2 lime
• Pinch of sea salt

Other fillings:

• cherry tomatoes (sliced)
• white onion (chopped)
• avocado (sliced thinly)
• jalapeno (chopped)

• Romaine lettuce leaves


Walnut Taco Meat:

Prepare a blender or food processor.
Add all the ingredients for walnut taco meat into the blender.
Blend well until combined.
The texture should look like ground meat.
Set aside.

Raw Salsa:

In a dressing bowl, add minced garlic.
Add lime juice, agave syrup, and a pinch of sea salt.
Whisk to combine.
Add the remaining ingredients into the bowl.
Mix well.
Leave it for a few minutes for the flavors to combine.
Set aside.

You can blend the vegetables for the salsa if you prefer.


Prepare romaine lettuce leaves.
Place a spoonful of walnut taco meat on each leaf.
Add other toppings such as sliced cherry tomatoes, chopped white onion, thinly sliced avocado, and chopped jalapeno.
Spread salsa on top.
Serve immediately and enjoy!

Walnut Tacos - Raw Food Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8raHKapDDmM

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