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Vegan Taco Crumbles

This easy tofu taco crumbles will blow away even the carnivores! Just 8 ingredients needed! Quick vegan dinner recipe idea!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword dairy free main course, dairy free recipes, dairy free tacos, vegan main course, vegan recipes, vegan tacos
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 139kcal
Author LarishaBernard


  • 14 oz extra firm tofu, pressed for at least 15 mins up to overnight
  • 1 sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes in oil, chopped (*See post if avoiding oil)
  • 1 tbsp oil (can use oil from sun dried tomatoes or avocado or olive)
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning (more or less to taste)
  • 2 tsp soy sauce (*See post for soy free options)
  • 1 juice of a lime


  • Press water out of tofu for at least 15 minutes up to overnight.
    *Note: The more water in the tofu, the longer it will take to cook.
  • Chop onions, garlic, and sun dried tomatoes very fine.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Add oil to a skillet, and saute your onions until translucent (about 2-3 minutes). 
  • Add in the garlic for 1 more minute. 
  • Sprinkle the taco seasoning across and stir to combine. 
  • Add in sun-dried tomatoes. Cook for 1 more minute.
  • Crumble tofu into skillet. Stir to combine well. Break up any big chunks that remain.
  • Pour in the soy sauce (or substitute) and the lime juice. Stir well. 
  • Cook for another 4-5 minutes or until all the liquid has soaked up. . 
  • Pour onto a large baking sheet and spread out crumbles into a single layer.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, flipping halfway through until colored has turned deep brown.
  • Add to taco shells or make a taco salad with your favorite toppings and serve.
  • Store leftovers in air tight container in the fridge up to 7 days.



**Nutritional facts are just estimates. Please utilize your own brand nutritional values to double check against our estimates. 
*Please see notes for tips and tricks


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 388mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 151IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2mg