Throw out your hard and soft taco shells. Your favorite, zesty toppings deserve better than a stale, corn- or wheat-based cover. Stuffed peppers will pump up the flavor of your tacos—and they’re better for you, too! This simple recipe offers a quick and easy way to make your tacos the talk of the town.
Stuffed Hemp Tofu Taco Peppers
3 pasilla peppers, cut in half and grilled
1 package hemp tofu crumbles
1-2 Tbsp. olive oil, plus more for drizzle
1 onion, diced
Pinch of sea salt, optional
Cilantro, optional, for garnish
Jicama, diced, optional, for garnish
Cashew cheese, optional, for garnish
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
- On a baking sheet, drizzle oil over the halved peppers and bake for approximately 10 minutes, until slightly charred or desired crispiness is reached.
- Meanwhile, in a sauté pan over medium heat, lightly sauté onions in olive oil. Add hemp tofu crumbles, cumin, chili powder and freshly squeezed juice from limes. Cook for about 5 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Stuff peppers with tofu mixture and top with desired garnishes.
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