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raw vegan tacos with tomatoes, jalapeños, cilantro, limes, avocado, and cheese sauce square

Raw Vegan Tacos

Made with sunflower seeds, these raw vegan tacos are both very delicious and highly nutritious! Along with guacamole, dairy-free nacho cheese, and cashew sour cream, they're the ultimate Taco Tuesday meal!
Prep Time 10 minutes
soaking time 2 hours
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 tacos
Calories 174 kcal


  • Food processor


Taco Filling

  • 1 cup raw sunflower seeds soaked in water for 2 hours, rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup sundried tomatoes soaked in water for 2 hours, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon tamari
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • teaspoon paprika


  • 8 romaine lettuce leaves

Taco Toppings

  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1 medium tomato diced
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and sliced
  • ½ cup Cashew Cheese Sauce
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro


  • Pulse all of the taco meat ingredients together in a food processor until the sunflower seeds are ground and the sundried tomatoes are chopped. Scrape down the sides as needed. The mixture should look like a coarse meal.
  • To assemble the tacos, place the sunflower seed meat into each lettuce leaf. Top each with avocado, tomatoe, jalapeno, cheese sauce, and cilantro.


Serving: 1tacoCalories: 174kcalVitamin C: 100mg