These bold and flavorful cauliflower tacos & zesty slaw are packed with roasted cauliflower and a tangy crunchy cabbage slaw. They’re the perfect way to satisfy your taco cravings without all the guilt.

Cauliflower Tacos with Zesty Cabbage Slaw


These cauliflower tacos zesty slaw florets burst with bold flavors, thanks to a mix of tangy taco seasoning, aromatic onion and garlic powders, and a touch of citrusy brightness from lemon juice. Roasted to perfection, they add a delicious kick to your taco experience.


The zesty cabbage slaw combines crunchy tri-color cabbage, red onion, and optional cilantro. Drizzled with a tangy lime dressing, it adds a refreshing touch to the cauliflower tacos, enhancing the overall flavor with simplicity and crunch.

Prepare Cauliflower Florets
Prepare Cauliflower Florets
Prepare Slaw Dressing
Prepare Slaw Dressing
Assemble Tacos
Assemble Tacos
Cauliflower Tacos With Zesty Cabbage Slaw Ingredients
Cauliflower Tacos Zesty Cabbage Slaw Ingredients


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Cauliflower Tacos with Zesty Cabbage Slaw

These bold and flavorful tacos are packed with roasted cauliflower and a zesty cabbage slaw. They're the perfect way to satisfy your taco cravings without all the guilt.
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time39 minutes
Servings: 3


For Cauliflower

For Cabbage Slaw


Prepare Cauliflower Florets

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Cut cauliflower into bite-size florets and rinse thoroughly. Do not dry; some water retention is good to adhere spices.
    1 Head Cauliflower
  • Add oil, seasonings, and lemon juice. Mix well.
    3 tbsp Olive Oil, 2 tbsp Taco Seasoning, ½ tsp Onion Powder, ½ tsp Garlic Powder, 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • Optional: If desired add can of drained and rinsed black beans to mixture.
    1 Can Black Beans (15 oz)
  • Place onto a parchment-lined cookie sheet and bake for 30 minutes, turning once. You may need a little more time or optionally finish for 1-2 minutes under broiler.

Prepare Cabbage Slaw Dressing

  • Combine all dressing ingredients in a sealed container or glass jar. Shake well until combined.
    ¼ cup Olive Oil, 2 Limes - JUICE OF, 1 tbsp Sugar, 1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar, ½ tsp Salt, ¼ tsp Garlic Powder, ¼ tsp Ground Cumin, ¼ tsp Black Pepper
  • Allow to sit for 1 minute, taste, and adjust seasonings as needed (may likely need more salt to taste).

Prepare Cabbage Slaw Base

  • Add cabbage to a medium bowl.
    1 Bag Tri-Color Cole Slaw (Fresh)
  • Slice red onion into very thin slices and add to the bowl.
    ¼ to ½ Red Onion
  • If desired, wash and remove cilantro from stems, chop into thin ribbons, and add to the bowl.
    ½ Bunch Fresh Cilantro
  • Shake the dressing again and add it to the slaw. Combine well and allow it to sit for about 15 minutes to incorporate. Taste and add salt/pepper to taste.

Prepare Tortillas

  • Heat tortillas as desired: On stovetop to slightly brown both sides OR foil-wrapped in the oven for about 15 minutes.
    8 Corn Tortillas


  • Place the desired amount of roasted cauliflower florets in tortillas and top with zesty cabbage slaw.