Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

Fried Seasoned Cauliflower Florets
Roasted Hatch Chile & Roasted Corn Salsa
Shredded Cabbage, Charred Corn Tortillas, Pickled Red Onion
Cilantro, Edible Flower Petals, Baja White Sauce

Sometimes a vegetarian taco just hits the spot. Especially if it is made with crispy seasoned cauliflower and smothered in Hatch chile & corn salsa. These tacos are fantastico! They’re crispy, crunchy, fresh, spicy, herby, charred, creamy, tangy, colorful, and mighty tasty. Don’t wait ’til Taco Tuesday to give them a try!

Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

Crispy Cauliflower Tacos Recipe

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Roasted Hatch Chile & Roasted Corn Salsa

corn on the cob, roasted

pure hatch green chile (mild, medium, or hot)

garlic, minced

olive oil

lime juice

coarse sea salt

cilantro, chopped

Slice corn kernels from the cob into a medium bowl. Add Pure Hatch Green Chile, about 2 parts corn to 1 part chile. Stir in just enough garlic, olive oil, lime juice, and salt to well-season. Finally add plenty chopped cilantro.

Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

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Fried Cauliflower Florets

small head of cauliflower, cut into florets

1 t. ground cumin

1 t. garlic powder

1 t. onion powder

1/4 to 1/2 t. hatch red chili powder

salt and pepper

egg, beaten


avocado oil

Steam cauliflower florets al dente. Let cool to room temperature. Mix spices together. Toss florets with spices.

Heat avocado oil in a pan to sauté the florets.

Dip florets in egg then dust with cornstarch. Add florets to pan and cook until golden on both sides. Drain florets on paper towels. Keep warm.

Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

Baja White Sauce

Baja White Sauce is the classic sauce served on top of those fish tacos muy sabroso in Baja California.

sour cream


lime juice

sea salt

Mix equal parts of sour cream and mayonnaise then add enough lime juice to get a drizzle consistency. Season to taste with salt.

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To Plate Tacos

corn tortillas

cabbage, finely shredded

lime juice

sea salt

fried cauliflower florets

roasted hatch chile & roasted corn salsa

pickled red onion

edible flower petals


baja white sauce

Char corn tortillas over an open flame. Season cabbage with a squeeze of lime juice and sea salt. Place a small amount of cabbage on tortillas.  Top cabbage with cauliflower. Spoon plenty of salsa over cauliflower.

Garnish tacos with pickled red onion, edible flower petals, and cilantro. Finish with a good drizzle of Baja white sauce.

Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

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