Vegetarian Tofu Chorizo Tacos

with Chihuahua cheese

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

Vegetarian
A note about serious food allergies

They said it couldn't be done. They said it was foolish to even try. They said our efforts would be best spent coming up with another meat-and-sauce combination. But did we listen to them? Hardly. We knew we could get tofu to taste just like smoky, rustic chorizo. And we knew we could fit tacos with that same tofu, top it with cheese and salsa, and make the most delicious vegetarian taco this side of the Rio Grande. Couldn't be done? Already done.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    12 oz. Extra Firm Tofu
  • Info
    6 Small Flour Tortillas
  • 2 tsp. Chipotle Seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp. Tomato Paste
  • Info
    1 oz. Crispy Fried Onions
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • Info
    2 oz. Sour Cream
  • 2 tsp. Mirepoix Base
  • 4 oz. Grape Tomatoes
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Chihuahua Cheese
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    741
  • Carbohydrates
    53g
  • Fat
    45g
  • Protein
    33g
  • Sodium
    1342mg
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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Prepare the Tofu
    1

    Prepare the Tofu

    Line a plate with a paper towel. Crumble tofu onto towel-lined plate. Top tofu with more towels and press firmly to remove as much liquid as possible. Set aside, with paper towel covering tofu, at least 8 minutes.

  • Step 2 - Prepare the Ingredients
    2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Thinly slice tomatoes widthwise. Mince cilantro, leaves and stems Combine tomatoes, cilantro, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a mixing bowl. Set aside.

  • Step 3 - Warm the Tortillas
    3

    Warm the Tortillas

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add tortillas to hot, dry pan, two or three at a time. Heat tortillas, 10-20 seconds per side. Remove tortillas from pan and wrap in foil to keep warm. Keep pan over medium-high heat.

  • Step 4 - Cook the Tofu
    4

    Cook the Tofu

    Add 1 Tbsp. olive oil and tofu to hot pan. Stir occasionally until lightly browned, 5-7 minutes. Add chipotle seasoning, tomato paste, mirepoix, ¼ cup water, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Stir until thoroughly combined and liquid is evaporated, 1-2 minutes.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Dish
    5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, filling tortillas with tofu, cheese, tomato-cilantro mixture, crispy onions, and sour cream. Bon appétit!