Happy Cinco de Mayo! As you celebrate the day, why not incorporate some good-for-you foods into your festivities? Turn your Mexican dishes into hearty meals that are delicious and nutritious.

Meatless Tacos & Burritos

  • 1 lb. or package of meatless burger crumbles (Morningstar, Beyond Beef or other plant-based meat substitute)
  • ¼ cup taco seasonings or taco simmer sauce
  • 1 can black or pinto beans
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp. oil (grapeseed, sunflower or other oil)
  • Juice of 1 lime

For toppings:

  • Shredded lettuce
  • Cheese or dairy-free cheese
  • Sour cream or dairy-free sour cream
  • Fresh chopped avocado

Taco shells or tortillas (substitute grain-free or gluten free shells or tortillas)


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Preheat skillet on medium-high heat. Add oil until hot. Add meatless crumbles. Stir consistently until crumbles are coated with oil. Cook until brown. Add beans, tomatoes, and seasoning. Simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • When crumbles are almost done, heat taco shells or tortillas in the oven for 1-2 minutes. Remove from oven.
  • Place shell or tortilla on a plate. Spoon meatless filling into tacos then garnish with toppings.


Try these festive drinks to complement your Mexican meal.

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