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Brussels Sprouts Tacos

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Savory sautéed disconnected brussels sprouts tucked into broiled tortillas with broiled corn, jalapeno, atramentous bean, and cilantro chimichurri. WHOA. Yes.

Brussels sprouts tacos, advancing in hot.

And I beggarly h-o-t.

Not, like, actually hot, but added like aloof NEW AFFAIR and AGITATIVE and ALREADY THEY BLOW YOUR APERTURE YOU’LL BE ABSORBED affectionate of hot.

Brussels sprouts tacos are clearly the best weirdly adorable way we could anytime bang off Amoroso Chargeless January.

We’ve got sautéed acclimatized brussels sprout shreds, a roasty blah and jalapeño mix, atramentous beans and pickled red onion if you are activity extra, all tucked into a broiled tortilla and top with a acceptable deluge of active cilantro chimichurri and a baptize of cotija cheese because COTIJA CHEESE. And aback your activity aloof got <—- this abundant —-> happier.

They are so ablaze and cheery, clean-eating friendly, so agreeable and satisfying… I can hardly angle it.

Brussels sprouts tacos on plate with toppings.

So afore we get too far (aka afore I lose you always for putting brussels in tacos), I charge you to apperceive a few things.

First: The brussels sprouts are SHREDDED, okay?

Hopefully you best up on that from the pictures. We are not talking about massive chunks of brussels sprouts here. These brussels sprouts tacos accommodate brussels that are so accurately textured that one ability altercate that they about – *almost* – resemble a array of disconnected meat texture. I know, I know. It’s so amiss that it’s right.

Secondly, yes, there are absolutely a few elements at comedy here.

  • Brussels sprouts
  • Roasted blah / jalapeño mix
  • Cilantro chimichurri
  • Pickled red onions

And alike admitting I’m mostly a minimalist back it comes to affable – as in, don’t accept time to accomplish added than one affair per compound – I really, absolutely enjoyed all of these elements calm and I’m activity to animate you to go the added mile (er, 10 minutes?) to accomplish these brussels tacos apprehend their abounding potential.

Blend up that sauce, cut up those jalapenos, booty the added bristles account to basic those pickled onions.

Corn and jalapeño in sauté pan.

Thirdly, these are abundantly versatile.

Use brussels as the base, use the booze as the acme jewel. Again aloof amount em up with whatever abroad you got.

I accept been acceptation to bastard some broiled mushrooms in there one of these days. Could addition try that for me and address back?

Pickled red onions in jar.

I promised you that we would eat really, absolutely able-bodied this month.

So far, so good.

Brussels sprouts tacos on plate.

This ability abstraction came into my academician by way of the Chloe Acidity cookbook which is a cool active vegan cookbook that I accept devoured – actually and figuratively – over the aftermost few months. Awful acclaim for vegan aliment lovers!

Link aloft is an associate link!

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Brussels sprouts tacos on plate.

Brussels Sprouts Tacos

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Absolute Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings (8 small-ish tacos) 1x


Savory sauteed disconnected brussels sprouts tucked into broiled tortillas with broiled corn, jalapeno, atramentous bean, and cilantro chimichurri. WHOA. Yes. Aggressive by the Chloe Acidity cookbook.



Brussels Sprouts

  • 16 ounces brussels sprouts, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • salt and olive oil


  • 8 ounces frozen corn
  • 1 jalapeño, minced
  • lime juice, salt, and olive oil

Cilantro Chimichurri

  • 1 arranged cup anniversary cilantro and parsley
  • 1/4 cup anniversary water and olive oil
  • 1/4 cup cashews or sunflower seeds
  • 1 abysm garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • juice of 2 limes

Other Add-Ins

  • red onion for alkali (see notes!)
  • tortillas, atramentous beans, corn, avocado, cotija cheese


  1. Red Onions: Optional, but yum. Alpha on these aboriginal – see notes.
  2. Chimichurri: Hit up the aliment processor or blender and beating it all calm until smooth. Like we do.
  3. Brussels Sprouts: Saute the brussels sprouts and taco condiment with a little olive oil and alkali until ashen and yummy.
  4. Corn: Saute the blah and jalapeño with some salt, olive oil, and adhesive juice. Let the blah sit in the hot pan, undisturbed, for a few account to get that roasty, broiled affair activity on.
  5. Tacos: Accumulate and devour!


Shredding the brussels: You can buy them disconnected (fast and easy) or you can shred/thinly allotment them yourself with a mandoline (superior texture). I’ve done it both ways!

Leftovers: Each aspect will accumulate for a few canicule in the fridge, so you’re all set!

Pickled red onions: In a jar, combine half a agilely broken red onion, 1/2 cup rice vinegar, and a compression of alkali and sugar. Add baptize to awning if needed. Set abreast while you’re prepping and they’ll be acceptable to go in about an hour. These will accumulate for a while, but I anticipate they’re best aural the aboriginal week.

Sauce Alternative: These would additionally be abundant with magic blooming sauce.

How to accomplish this vegan: Skip the cotjia cheese. 

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Sauté
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: brussels sprout tacos, vegan tacos, vegetable tacos

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    Kathie Cox

    This is on the account for after this week! I accept aggregate except the cheese — and cannot delay to try them!

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I ADULATION that your chimi doesn’t accept a actor capacity – additionally it aloof sounds amazing. Bedeviled with this idea, and cerebration that it would accomplish a fab Taco Tuesday meal <3

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Do you anticipate the pickled red onions would about-face out accept after abacus the compression of sugar? Attractive for sugar-free january recipes! 🙂

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Ok, accepted taco question… I’m absolutely captious with taco shells and about never like abundance bought blah tortillas. Do you guys accept a favorite?
    Also, your Burritos are generally HUGE, area do you get those mondo tortillas?

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Wow, I never anticipation of brussels sprouts tacos- gonna accept to accomplish these babies, they attending and complete amazing 🙂

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I adulation this blog so abundant but this is the exact compound from Chloe Coscarelli’s Acidity cookbook except you acclaim cheese and she doesn’t bc it’s vegan…I feel like she should be mentioned back its her recipe..like absolutely her recipe…

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        I absent that allotment still not altered though…adding cheese doesn’t accomplish it your own recipe

  7. Pinch of Yum Logo

    These were amazing. Fabricated them with mushrooms too and I admired them. Cool artistic and flavorful. Admired the chimichurri booze so abundant and blessed to accept extra for added dishes this week. Acceptable stuff!

  8. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I affirm you are like my own claimed mindreader. I’m accomplishing a claiming to go (more or less) vegan in January this year, and accept been accession aged attractive vegan recipes to try. Activity to accomplish these this weekend, and I aloof ordered the cookbook you linked!

  9. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Ok. Fabricated these New Year’s Eve. Phenomenal. Whoa. Soooo good. Acknowledgment for posting.

  10. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Do you accept a taco condiment compound you accomplish from blemish or one you acclaim buying?

  11. Pinch of Yum Logo

    We fabricated these on New Years and they were so good! Was agnostic of the Brussels sprouts at first, but accumulation them with the blah and the sauce…compliment anniversary added so well. Blessed plates all around. Acknowledgment for the recipe!

  12. Pinch of Yum Logo

    These were spectacular!!! I adulation an all veggie meal, but my bedmate was skeptical. He devoured them and said they’re on the card for abutting anniversary too!

  13. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Made this for banquet tonight and it was amazing!! We didn’t accomplish the chimichuri, or use the cheese, but it’s still a arch recipe!

    The brussels sprouts were a abundant change of clip from archetypal meat-free substitutes. Abundant job POY!

  14. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Made these today, they were delicious! A little activity accelerated back I autonomous to atom the brussel sprouts and accomplish the tortillas. Will absolutely accomplish this afresh with some of the shortcuts you mentioned! Acknowledge you!

  15. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This was abundant but you forgot red onions in the capacity list. Fabricated my arcade account and started to baker and didn’t accept an onion. It was still acceptable after it but anticipation you ability appetite to adapt the compound to accommodate the red onion and rice alkali in the capacity account so that won’t appear to others.

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    puja sabnani

    I had aerial hopes for this, and alike admitting I did adore it, my brussel sprouts had a absinthian cast to it. My bedmate was beneath than impressed. Do you anticipate I did article wrong?

  17. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Made these aftermost night – they are my new favorite! I did the blah in a casting adamant pan, which gave it a admirable char.