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zucchini tacos

Zucchini tacos

These zucchini tacos with red cabbage and salsa verde are delicious, healthy, full of unexpected textures and flavors. Most of all, they come together so fast and are perfect for lunch or dinner. Make them with corn or flour tortillas; either way, they will be perfect.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
0 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Lunch
Cuisine Mexican vegan
Servings 4 people
Calories 252 kcal


  • 1 large zucchini
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise or veganaise
  • 1 tablespoon oil neutral taste I use avocado oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup panko or other bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 corn Tortillas
  • 3 cups sliced red cabbage
  • Mexican salsa verde


  • Pre heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Cut zucchini into sticks.
  • In an extended bowl, mix mayonnaise, oil, salt, and garlic powder.
  • In another bowl mix the panko with salt.
  • Cover each zucchini stick with the veganaise mixture in a very thin layer.
  • Dredge with the seasoned panko and put them in a baking dish prepared with a parchment or a silicone mat.
  • Put in the oven for 20 minutes or until you see they are golden at the top.
    Prepare the red cabbage slaw.
  • To make tacos,heat the tortillas and place four or five pieces of zucchini, in each tortilla, a handful of sliced cabbage and finish them with a spoonful of salsa verde and some freshly squeezed juice of lemon.


In the meantime, prepare your red cabbage by slicing it really thin and seasoning it.
Red cabbage, thinly sliced with a mandoline or a very sharp knife. You can season the red cabbage with lime or lemon juice, pickled jalapeño vinegar or olive oil, and apple cider vinegar.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 252kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 6gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 630mgPotassium: 396mgFiber: 5gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 848IUVitamin C: 47mgCalcium: 98mgIron: 2mg
Keyword baked zucchini, healthy zucchini recipes, plant based tacos, zucchini


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