Vegan tacos that are full of roasted cauliflower, shredded red cabbage, avocado, and a cilantro lime sauce.
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Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Cilantro Lime Sauce

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos are topped with a vegan cilantro lime cream sauce for a gluten-free and plant-based lunch or dinner recipe. 

Course Dinner, lunch, tacos
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 tacos
Calories 201 kcal
Author London


  • 1 large head cauliflower cut into florets
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • tsp cayenne pepper*
  • ¼ tsp. coriander
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper

Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce

  • cup coconut cream
  • ½ cup cilantro coarsely chopped, packed
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 small garlic clove crushed
  • ¼ tsp. salt


  • 6 corn tortillas lightly toasted
  • Red cabbage finely shredded
  • Avocado sliced
  • Cilantro finely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Cut cauliflower into bite-sized florets.
  3. Add cauliflower florets and oil to a large bowl. Toss until cauliflower is well coated.
  4. Whisk together cumin, chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, coriander, salt, and black pepper in a small bowl.
  5. Sprinkle seasoning mix over cauliflower. Toss to combine.
  6. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Add cauliflower and spread in a single layer.
  7. Bake cauliflower in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, flipping halfway through, or until crisp and tender.

Vegan Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce

  1. While cauliflower is roasting, add cilantro lime cream sauce ingredients to the bowl of a mini-prep food processor or high-speed blender.
  2. Process for 30-60 seconds, or until smooth. Be sure to scrape down the sides every 10-15 seconds to ensure even mixing.
Serve cauliflower tacos with shredded cabbage, sliced avocado, additional cilantro, and the cilantro lime cream sauce. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Cilantro Lime Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 201 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Sodium 442mg19%
Potassium 363mg10%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 353IU7%
Vitamin C 39mg47%
Calcium 50mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.