Vegan hummus and avocado taco recipe

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vegan hummus + avocado taco recipe

It’s summer.  It’s hot.  I want something to eat that doesn’t involve turning on the stove.  I also crave the freshness of summer produce.  This is the perfect lunch to fill me up and keep me running after my kids.  Pssst!  It’s also gluten-free and vegan.  Which means it’s healthy.  It’s also portable.  Take it with you on your way to the pool or the park.  Whip it out when you’re on a hike.  Perfection wrapped up in one little corn tortilla.

Other veggies would be great in this too–I’m thinking crisp strips of red bell pepper, leftover roasted veggies (zucchini), thinly sliced radishes, and corn.  Instead of hummus, try a little bit of re-fried beans.  Lunch is served.

vegan hummus + taco recipe

Hummus Avocado Tacos
To make 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 corn tortillas (you could also use flour tortillas or pita bread)
  • 4 Tbsp. or more hummus
  • a few handfuls baby lettuce or spinach
  • 1 ripe avocado, thinly sliced
  • 8-12 cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters
  • 1 carrot, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 cucumber, seeded, cut into thin slices
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • dash each:  cumin, chili powder, cayenne, salt
  • squeeze of fresh lemon or lime juice

Instructions:

Spread 1 Tbsp. (or more) hummus onto each tortilla.  Layer lettuce, avocado, and veggies on top of the hummus.  Sprinkle with the green onions and spices.  Squeeze lemon or lime juice on top.  Fold up and eat.

— article + photos: Lindsey Johnson of Cafe Johnsonia
I’m a leader in the Udi’s Gluten Free community, and my most recent question is: Where do you find hidden gluten in your food?  I’ve been seriously shocked at what food have gluten in them, you should check out the list, it’s fascinating.

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Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

6 Comments

  1. KB :

    If you do decide to use refried beans, don’t use the ones in the can because they contain lard. (Gross…and definitely not vegan.) Thanks for this awesome recipe! It looks delicious. :)

    • Lindsey (Cafe Johnsonia0 :

      That’s true! Some brands do contain lard, but if you go with the vegetarian kind you should be fine.

  2. jani lebaron :

    This looks yum – can’t wait to try it!

  3. Jenny :

    Yummy! I love that my two favorite vegans are sharing recipes!