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grilled cauliflower tacos with mango slaw & avocado crema

Everyone wants to eat lighter when it’s hot outside so we’ve come up with a clever meat-free meal that’s a sophisticated all-veg take on fish tacos. We want you to try something new on the barbeque and grill up seasoned cauliflower to make these tasty tacos that are perfect for a family picnic or an easy weeknight meal.

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Keyword avocado, avocado crema, bbq, cauliflower, mango slaw, tacos, vegan tacos
Prep Time 31 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 51 minutes
Servings 12 tacos
Author Lauren Toyota


mango slaw ingredients:

  • 1 C thinly sliced red onion approx.. 1/2 an onion
  • 1 thinly sliced red pepper
  • 1 thinly sliced red mango
  • 1/4 cilantro finely chopped
  • 1/2 lime juiced

avocado crema ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 avocados
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 2/3 C canned coconut milk
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper

grilled cauliflower ingredients:

  • 1 head of cauliflower cut into florets
  • 3 tbsp  olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin


  • 24 corn tortillas


  1. In a bowl toss together all the ingredients for the mango slaw and refrigerate until ready to serve tacos.
  2. In a blender combine all the ingredients for the avocado crema until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to serve tacos.
  3. Toss cauliflower florets in olive oil, minced garlic, chili powder, and cumin and grill for 20 minutes on the barbeque over medium-high heat.
  4. Assemble each taco with 2 corn tortillas as a base to prevent tacos from tearing. Place a small amount of mango slaw on the bottom, then a few pieces of grilled cauliflower, and top with a dollop or drizzle of avocado crema. Add a squeeze of extra lime on top if desired.