This is one of our staple meals at home, (even though not all my family is vegan), they all love eating vegan meals! It is a great example of how healthy food can be really delicious, easy to prepare and most of all nutritious and good for your body!
Further Food Nutritionist Commentary:
Bragg's amino acids are high in sodium (160 mg per 1/2 teaspoon). Bragg's is not recommended for individuals with high blood pressure or cardiovascular disease.
By Alex Lane MS, RDN/LD
Quinoa Tacos (vegan)
2 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
1/2 cup cooked black beans
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup kale or spinach (chopped)
1/4 cup onion (chopped)
1 tablespoon low sodium Tamari or Bragg’s Liquid Amino
herbs and spices of choice: curry powder, turmeric, oregano, cilantro, basil etc.
1/2 cup lettuce (chopped)
3 tablespoons guacamole
Pico de gallo (tomatoes, onion, cilantro, lime juice, jalapeño pepper, sea salt)
1. Heat a pan and sauté the onions and mushrooms with a little bit of water and Tamari or Bragg’s Liquid Aminos.
2. Once veggies start to become soft, add the quinoa, beans, kale, seasonings, herbs and mix well. Once the kale has gone soft your mixture is ready.
3. Prepare your tacos by heating corn tortillas con a skillet until slightly soft. Fill each tortilla with the mixture and top with chopped lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo and tomato sauce.
Per Serving: Calories: 392; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 267mg; Potassium: 558mg; Carbohydrate: 71g; Fiber: 12g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 13g
Nutrition Bonus: Vit A: 17%; Vit C: 20%; Iron: 20%
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