Grilled Tofu Tacos with Spicy Avocado Sauce
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-Free
  • For tacos:
  • 4 whole wheat tortillas or gluten-free tortillas
  • 1 block firm tofu (about 15 oz.)
  • ¼ cup white onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tbsp green bell pepper, diced
  • 1-2 cups shredded cabbage mix, for garnish
  • 1-2 tsp olive oil, for grilling
  • Sea salt, pepper and garlic powder, to taste
  • For spicy avocado cream sauce:
  • 1 avocado
  • ¼ cup light sour cream or Tofutti dairy-free sour cream
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • Sea salt, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, to taste
  1. Pour olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Crumble the tofu into the pan with your hands and season with sea salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  3. Cook for about 30 minutes, stirring frequently and scraping the bottom of the pan with a spatula, until the tofu browns and crisps.
  4. While the tofu is cooking, prepare the avocado cream sauce by placing all of the ingredients and seasonings in a blender or food processor and blending until smooth.
  5. When the tofu is almost ready, preheat the oven to 350°F.
  6. Place the tortillas on a baking sheet and place in the oven for 2-3 minutes until warm.
  7. Add onion and bell pepper to the pan. Stir, and cook for an additional 3-5 minutes until onions and peppers soften.
  8. Top with cabbage mix, avocado sauce and additional toppings of choice.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 taco Calories: 250 Fat: 12g Carbohydrates: 23g Sugar: 3g Sodium: 102mg Fiber: 6g Protein: 11g
Recipe by The Skinny Chick's Cookbook at