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Crispy Potato Tacos & Spicy Cauliflower Tacos

Savory, hearty, filling tacos dripping with sauces and topped with lettuce, salsa, avocado, and anything else you can fit into the tortilla. Here's how to make the best Vegan Taco Tuesday with Crispy Shishito Potato Tacos and Spicy Cauliflower Tacos.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American, Healthy Options, Mexican, Vegan
Keyword: cauliflower tacos, potato tacos, vegan tacos
Servings: 6
Author: Capri Lilly


Crispy Potato Tacos with Shishito Peppers

  • 2 2 large Japanese Sweet Potatoes or Russet Potatoes, cut into 1/2 cubes
  • 1.5 cup Shishito Peppers
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Fresh Ground Pepper
  • Corn Tortillas
  • Optional Toppings: lettuce, cabbage, salsa, avocado, cilantro

Spicy Cauliflower Tacos

  • 1 head of caulifower
  • 1 cup Trader Joe's Organic Spicy Sauce (or your favorite Buffalo Sauce)
  • Salt and Pepper, as desired
  • Corn Tortillas
  • Optional Toppings: lettuce, cabbage, salsa, avocado, cilantro


How to Make Crispy Potato Tacos with Shishito Peppers

  • Preheat the oven to 375° F
  • Chop the potatoes into 1/2 inch cubes. Place the chopped potatoes and shishito peppers onto a lined baking sheet. Season with the oil and remaining ingredients. Be sure to mix well.
  • Transfer the baking sheet to the oven and roast the potatoes and peppers for 35 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  • Fill the corn tortillas with the potato and shishito pepper mixture, then top with your favorite toppings.

How to Make Spicy Cauliflower Tacos

  • Chop 1 head of cauliflower into florets. You should have 2-3 cups of chopped cauliflower
  • In a large bowl, place florets and pour 1 cup of Trader Joe’s onto the florets. Mix well and season with salt and pepper as desired.
  • Transfer the mixture onto a lined baking sheet. Bake the florets at 375° F for 30 minutes, stirring halfway through
  • Once the cauliflower has roasted, allow it to cool for 5 minutes. Prepare your tacos by placing cabbage, salsa, cauliflower, salsa verde, and any of your favorite toppings onto a tortilla.