Shredded Tofu with Crispy Tacos and Refried Beans (ve)

tofu tacos

Shake up your taco night with our latest recipe, Shredded Tofu with Crispy Tacos and Refried Beans. This plant-based twist on a classic favorite brings together the rich, savory flavors of our shredded tofu and hearty refried beans, all wrapped in a crispy taco shell. Whether you’re new to plant-based eating or a seasoned pro, this recipe is a delicious way to incorporate more tofu into your diet.

  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes


Servings: 10 children

Tofu taco

  • 350 g
    Extra firm taco
  • 1 tsp
    Ground coriander
  • 1 tsp
    Smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp
    Cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp
    Tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp
    Tomato ketchup
  • 1 tbsp
    Agave nectar
  • 20 ml
  • 2
    Onions sliced
  • 2
    Red peppers sliced
  • 10
    Taco shells

Refried beans

  • 250 g
    Pinto beans
  • 5 ml
    Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp
    Onion powder
  • 1
    Lime juice only
  • 1 handful
    Fresh coriander leaves to garnish


For the tofu tacos

  1. Drain the tofu and gently press with kitchen roll to remove any excess water

  2. In a large bowl add the spices, 1 tbsp tomato puree, 1 tbsp tomato ketchup, 1 tbsp agave nectar and combine.

  3. Grate the tofu and add to the mix then gently combine.

  4. Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the onion and peppers for five minutes to soften.

  5. Add in the tofu mix and fry for 10 minutes, until the mixture is sticky and hot.

For the refried beans

  1. Add the ingredients to a bowl and crush with a stick blender or potato masher.

Courses: Main Course
Cuisines: Mexican
Keywords: refried beans, shredded tofu, tacos, tofu tacos

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