When you eat vegan or raw vegan, you can have potato chips and french fries for dinner, lunch or even breakfast if you wish! For most people, following a fully raw vegan lifestyle just isn’t realistic or reliable. So it’s always good to have backup plans! While most tacos are not known for being healthy, this vegan recipe is a great healthy alternative for regular tacos, and…you can eat as much as you want!
So…let us begin!
For the potatoes you will need:
– 5 pounds of uncooked, organic potatoes, any kind you wish (I used a mixture of sweet and red potatoes)
– 2 tbsp coconut oil
– 2 tbsp. nutritional yeast (if you are not sure what this is, see my blog post about it!)
– 1 tsp salt-free seasoning
– 1 tsp rosemary
– 1/2 tsp turmeric
– 1/2 to 1 tsp paprika
For the taco shells, you will need:
– 1 head of lettuce, either butter, romaine, red leaf, mignonette, etc. Anything that will make a good wrapping leaf
– 1 bunch fresh cilantro
– vegan peanut sauce
– any hot sauce mix of your choosing
Preheat your oven to about 400° Fahrenheit.
Wash and dice the potatoes, cutting them into small, bite-sized cubes, about a 1/2 at the most.
Melt the coconut oil, then add the rest of the ingredients to the pan. Pour this mixture over the potatoes and mix together, making sure the potatoes are fully coated.
Add them to a greased pan, making sure they are distributed evenly
Bake at 400° for about 20 minutes, making sure to take the tray out to mix the potatoes around so that they bake evenly. Take them out of the of the oven and let them cool for about 5 minutes. The potatoes should be golden brown and crispy looking
While the potatoes are cooking or cooling, take apart the head of lettuce to wash the leaves, as well as the bunch of cilantro. If you choose to, prepare some dipping sauces for your tacos. I use a store-bought vegan gluten-free peanut sauce, along with my own homemade salsa and some sweet chili sauce.
Lay them out on a plate together, and let the feasting begin!
Take a large leaf of lettuce and stuff with potatoes and vegetables. Wrap up the lettuce leaf and take a bite!
You can mix the sauces, or try one taco each with a different sauce. You can also add any sort of vegetable you like to the mix, it does not have to be limited just to cilantro.
Serve immediately and enjoy!