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These Roasted Yellow and Purple Cauliflower Tacos are not only healthy good for you, but they are totally stunning with their popping colors, there like a rainbow on a plate.

Roasted Yellow and Purple Cauliflower Tacos

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  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 8 tacos 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


These healthy vegan Roasted Orange and Purple Cauliflower Tacos with creamy Cashew Cream are good for you and absolutely stunning. Like a bright rainbow on a plate! Wanna make them gluten-free?  Just use gluten-free tortillas and you're all set!


  • 1 medium purple cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 yellow cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 2 limes
  • 1-2 Hass avocados, diced
  • 1-2 Fresno peppers, sliced
  • 1/4 cup shelled pumpkin seeds
  • Fresh cilantro (optional)
  • 6-8 tortillas

For the Cashew Cream

  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1 cup water boiling water
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp lemon or lime juice (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper
  2. Place the yellow cauliflower in a large bowl and drizzle with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Toss well until it's well coated and transfer it to one of the lined baking sheets
  3. Repeat the process with the purple cauliflower
  4. Bake for 25 minutes or until the cauliflower is tender, but not mushy. Squeeze lime juice on top of cooked cauliflower florets and set aside
  5. Right before serving, spread cashew cream on each tortilla. Fill it with the desired amount of cauliflower, avocado, pumpkin seeds, and cilantro. Drizzle more cashew cream and squeeze more lime if desired.

For the Cashew Cream

  1. Soak the cashews in boiling water for 30 minutes. Drain, and rinse. 
  2. Combine the soaked cashews, garlic, nutritional yeast, lemon or lime, salt, and the 1/2 cup water ( preferably filtered or bottled) in a high-power blender. Blend until smooth and creamy. Refrigerate until ready to use


  1. Each tablespoon of cashew cream has about 35 calories
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Category: Entree
  • Method: roasting
  • Cuisine: Vegan


  • Serving Size: 1 cauliflower taco
  • Calories: 248
  • Sugar: 4
  • Sodium: 610
  • Fat: 13
  • Saturated Fat: 2
  • Unsaturated Fat: 11
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 30
  • Fiber: 6
  • Protein: 7
  • Cholesterol: 0

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