Chipotle Vegan Tacos

Chipotle Vegan Tacos

These flavorful tacos are delicious, and with only 166 calories per serving, they won’t weigh you down!

4.5 from 4 votes

Chipotle Vegan Tacos

This taco recipe is perfect if you're looking for a healthier spin on traditional tacos. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword taco, vegan
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Servings 4 servings, 2 tacos each
Calories 166 kcal
Author BODi


  • 2 tsp olive oil, divided use
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp chipotle powder (or 2 Tbsp. chopped canned chipotle chiles)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 14 oz. package extra-firm tofu, sliced into approximately 2 x 3-inch sticks
  • 8 large cabbage (or hearty lettuce) leaves
  • ½ medium avocado, mashed or sliced
  • ½ cup fresh tomato salsa (pico de gallo)


  1. Combine 1 tsp. oil, lime juice, cumin, chipotle powder, and garlic in a shallow glass baking pan; mix well.

  2. Add tofu; toss gently to blend. Marinate, covered, for 30 minutes. Drain and reserve marinade. Set aside.

  3. Heat remaining 1 tsp. oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat.

  4. Add tofu; cook, for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, or until browned.

  5. Top each cabbage leaf evenly with tofu, avocado, and salsa.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Chipotle Vegan Tacos
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 166 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 175mg8%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 9g18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Container Equivalents
1 Green
½ Red
½ Blue

2B Mindset Plate It!
Add more veggies and an FFC to this vegan protein as part of lunch or more veggies for dinner.

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