Roasted Cauliflower and Black Bean Tacos

For a healthier take on tacos, consider substituting cauliflower and beans for meat. This recipe is inspired by Top With Cinnamon’s Cauliflower & Black Bean Tacos recipe.

Bell pepper and onion
Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower and Black Bean Tacos

Yield: 4 Servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes


Roasted Cauliflower

1 large head of cauliflower

3 tbsp olive oil

2 tsp paprika

1 tsp chili powder

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

Pepper and Onion

2 bell peppers, in slices

1 small onion, in slices

1 tbsp olive oil

Black Beans

1 15-oz can black beans, drained

1 tsp paprika

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper


12 tortillas

1/4 cup salsa

1/2 cup Mexican-style shredded cheese

How to Make It

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Place spices into a small bowl including paprika, chili powder, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Chop the cauliflower into florets. Place in a single layer on a baking sheet. Drizzle with the 3 tbsp olive oil, add spices, and toss to coat with your hands. Roast for 25 to 35 minutes until it is tender and browned, stirring once.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium heat with olive oil. Add sliced bell pepper and cook until slightly softened. Add onion and cook until both onion and pepper are soft. Set aside.
  5. Heat the same skillet over medium heat. Add beans, paprika, salt, and black pepper. Cook until mixed. Set aside.
  6. To serve, place roasted cauliflower, pepper, onion, beans, salsa, and cheese on a tortilla.

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