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Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Tacos

Cauliflower and chickpea tacos are a fun vegetarian addition to your family's meal plan. Just roast cauliflower and chickpeas, and add your favorite healthy taco toppings.

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: cauliflower, chickpeas, tacos, vegetarian
Servings: 12 6-inch tacos


Taco Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower chopped into small to medium florets
  • 16 oz. chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 12 tacos or tortillas of choice
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 3/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • guacamole for topping
  • fresh cilantro for topping

Slaw Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 10 oz shredded red cabbage
  • 1 lime juice and zest
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


Cauliflower and chickpeas

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Line baking sheet with unbleached parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, mix the olive oil and spices together.
  • Add the cauliflower and chickpeas, mix well, and spread in a single layer on pan.
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 30-35 minutes stirring halfway through. 


  • Mix yogurt and lime together.
  • Add cabbage and mix well.
  • Season with salt and pepper, as needed.
  • Place in fridge until needed.

Assemble the tacos

  • Fill warmed or grilled tacos with cauliflower & chickpea mixture, slaw, and top with fresh cilantro and guacamole.