Crispy Tofu Tacos Recipe

Crispy Tofu Tacos Recipe

Whether you’re a dedicated vegan or simply exploring meatless options, these Crispy Tofu Tacos are a delightful treat for your taste buds. The perfect blend of crispy tofu, vibrant vegetables, and zesty sauces make for a satisfying taco experience that even non-vegetarians will love.


  • 1 block firm tofu, pressed and cubed
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 small taco shells
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salsa and guacamole for topping


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Press the tofu to remove excess moisture, then cut it into small cubes.
  3. In a bowl, toss the tofu cubes with cornstarch until coated evenly.
  4. Place the coated tofu on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. Drizzle olive oil over the tofu cubes and sprinkle with cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until crispy, turning them halfway through.
  7. While the tofu is baking, prepare the taco toppings and warm the taco shells.
  8. Once the tofu is crispy and golden, remove from the oven.
  9. Assemble the tacos by placing a generous portion of crispy tofu in each taco shell.
  10. Top with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, red onion, and fresh cilantro.
  11. Drizzle with salsa and guacamole for an extra burst of flavor.
  12. Serve immediately and enjoy these mouthwatering Crispy Tofu Tacos!

Prep time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

A delightful and crispy tofu taco recipe that’s perfect for a quick and delicious meal. Vegan-friendly and bursting with flavors!

Nutritional information: Calories: 280 | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 12g | Fiber: 6g

Whether you’re enjoying a meatless Monday or looking to expand your taco repertoire, these Crispy Tofu Tacos will not disappoint. The tofu is perfectly crispy, and when combined with the fresh, crunchy vegetables and zesty salsa, each bite is a burst of flavor and texture. This recipe is a must-try for anyone seeking a delicious and satisfying plant-based taco experience.

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