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Vegetarian Tacos and More

If you love roasted yams, black beans and avocado along with Mexican flavors, these vegetarian tacos are for you. Even my meat loving husband enjoys these! I thought I'd share this recipe and then link to some other favorite meatless dishes today. Enjoy!


  • 2-3 cups peeled and cubed yams
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • salt, pepper and cumin to taste
  • 1/2 can black beans, rinsed (1 cup)
  • 1/2 ripe avocado, cubed
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 10 small flour tortillas
Taco Sauce:
  • 1/2 avocado, mashed
  • 2 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp salsa
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped fine
  1. In a small oven proof dish, mix cubed yam with olive oil, salt, pepper and cumin. Bake uncovered for about 20-30 minutes at 400 F. Add Black beans and keep warm.
  2. In the meantime, mash avocado and add the rest of the ingredients for the sauce. Set aside.
  3. Warm tortillas and stack
  4. Mix roasted yams, beans, chopped avocado and feta
  5. Serve warmed tortillas with sauce and veggie filling
For More Favorite Meatless Lunch/Dinner ideas:

Spinach with Eggs and hash browns

( check out our many options of roasted vegetable soups as well as  homemade tomato soup)

These are just a few to begin with.
Do you have some favorite meatless dish ideas to share?


  1. What a wonderful variety of meatless dishes, Anneliese.

  2. The tomato tart looks wonderful!! :)

  3. These recipes all look so delicious - we eat far too much meat in our family and these look like wonderful alternatives.


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