Thursday, September 20, 2012

Vegan Potato Tacos with Roasted Jalapeno Crema



Last year my daughter lived with a vegan. It was such an interesting journey for both her and me as we learned about what a vegan actually eats. I mean, if you can’t eat any meat, poultry, eggs, cheese, or dairy, including my beloved yogurt….then what’s left to eat??? Surely not lettuce, lettuce and more lettuce??? Or how about soy, soy and more soy? Uh, no thanks.

As it turns out, vegans have a pretty adventurous menu, including beans, beans and more beans…. And some soy…and lots and lots of vegetables.

Honestly, I must admit, it’s a pretty tasty and ultra-healthy way to eat. In fact, I have been known to go on week-long vegan binges…..

These potato tacos are outstanding…. They’re beautiful, aren’t they? The recipe comes from my daughter’s roomie. She made them for a bunch of guys one night, not revealing to them that they were scarfing down soy sausage. The jalapeno crema is to die for! I am totally addicted to the stuff and have been putting it on all kinds of food: sandwiches, burgers, fries, fish, grilled veggies……. I dream about the stuff. Find the recipe here

Here's the lovely Roasted Jalapeno Crema on some fish tacos....

Here's the beautiful Jalapeno Crema on some roasted asparagus....and how about that chickpea burger with my famous roasted tomatoes? KILLER and all vegan! 

Time to get this recipe off my phone and into your kitchen!





8 comments:

  1. We like to enjoy vegetarian and/or vegan meals sometimes, too. They almost always revolve around beans! These tacos look fun and tasty!

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  2. This sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe:)
    ~Anne

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  3. I flirt with vegan food quite regularly and LOVE it - these tacos look and sound wonderful - a really clever recipe!
    Mary x

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  4. These tacos look amazing!

    Have you thought about doing Vegan MoFo this year? It's one month a year when participating bloggers post exclusively vegan food related stuff for 20 of the 31 days of October. You don't have to have a vegan blog to do it! You might enjoy it!

    The deadline to sign up is September 26th. Hope you'll join us!

    XO

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  5. Realmente la foto es muy apetitosa y colorida. Me gusta mucho.
    Besos

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  6. I went vegan 3 weeks ago, after being vegetarian for a year. It has been such an adventure one that I have completely enjoyed.
    Your recipe, and pictures, are delicious!

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  7. My daughter's boyfriend mum is a vegan. I often wonder what she must eat and how difficult it must be to go out for dinner.
    This recipe does look and sound delicious. :)

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  8. Thank you Tracy for your kind comment, I enjoy the work you are doing too. Sorry I'm not laughing at you but with you over the phone thing, so glad I'm not the only one who stores stuff on their phone. I haven't tried going all vegan yet, but we eat vegetarian meals a couple of times a week. I just love cheese too much and eggs. I agree that crema couple be used in lots of ways.
    -Gina-

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