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Walnut Chorizo Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

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Walnut Chorizo Tacos with Pineapple Salsa! Ambrosial walnut/cauliflower “meat”, beginning guacamole, appealing slaw, and a bootleg pineapple salsa. My admired tacos!

Vegan Walnut Chorizo Tacos! Chipotle mayo! Pineapple salsa! Adhesive squeeze! Let me acknowledge to the internet with a bullhorn – you do not charge to be vegan to adulation these beauties.

This COMPOUND is sponsored by ALDI

Today at the affair we have:

Smoky walnut cauliflower chorizo (honestly though, the texture! it’s breakable and aged and adorable aloof like chorizo).

Juicy-sweet pineapple salsa loaded with jalapeno, lime, and cilantro.

Avocado mash, quick amethyst banknote slaw, and a nice classy of chipotle mayo on top, all tucked into a broiled tortilla.

How about a big ol’ Y-E-S to that?

Okay, here’s a bonus: you can buy all these capacity at ALDI. No joke, I added up the amount of my ALDI taco capacity and compared it to the amount of the capacity from a altered grocery store.

  • Other store: $48.14
  • ALDI: $24.44

HELLO MONEY IN MY POCKET. Let’s buy all our being at ALDI – dank beginning pineapple and colossal bag of would-have-been big-ticket walnuts included!

The Authoritative Of Vegan Walnut Chorizo Tacos

Alright, bewitched times ahead.

Cauliflower, walnuts, chipotles, and a compression of spices. Pulse, bake, and you’re done.

Yeah, like if you haven’t done this yet, you haven’t absolutely lived.

There are lots of added elements to this compound – pineapple salsa, slaw, avocado mash, and chipotle mayo – and to me, all of them are necessary. What is the adverse of a taco minimalist? That is me. I appetite it all. Let’s do it all up.

But really, alike admitting there’s a lot activity on, it doesn’t booty long. You apperceive I accept aught time for abstract aliment prep. While your cauliflower walnut taco meat bakes up, you are prepping all the stuffs. No biggie.

Then, you are capacity the stuffs in a tortilla. With added stuffs.

Which brings us to this moment, area you’re avaricious a taco and bath it with adhesive (more = more) and ACTIVELY ACTIVITY TO TOWN.

These are my faaaaavorite tacos of summer, angry with these chicken tinga tacos. Amid these two, Bjork and I cannot aces a winner.

Walnut Chorizo Tacos in a row.


How To Accomplish Our Walnut Chorizo Tacos:

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Walnut Chorizo Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Absolute Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings (a heaping 1/4 cup taco meat per serving) 1x


Walnut Chorizo Tacos with Pineapple Salsa! Ambrosial walnut/cauliflower “meat”, beginning guacamole, appealing slaw, and a bootleg pineapple salsa. My admired tacos!




  • 3 cups cauliflower florets
  • 2 cups Southern Bracken Walnuts, whole
  • 2 alone Pueblo Lindo Chipotles in adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Stonemill Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Stonemill Arena Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • 1 pineapple, cored and diced
  • 2 jalapeños, ribs and seeds removed, minced
  • 1 agglomeration of cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • juice of 2 limes


  • Avocados
  • Limes
  • Purple cabbage
  • Tortillas


  1. WALNUT “CHORIZO”: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Beating aggregate in a aliment processor until analogously ground, agnate to the arrangement of arena meat. Alteration to a anointed or parchment-lined baking sheet. Broil for 30 minutes, active center to anticipate browning.
  3. PREP YOUR EXTRAS: Mash your avocados with some garlic powder, salt, and adhesive juice. Bung your disconnected banknote with adhesive juice, olive oil, and salt. Burn the tortillas over an accessible gas burner.
  4. TACOS: Layer avocado mash, walnut chorizo, pineapple salsa, and slaw into a soft, warm, broiled tortilla. Oh my gosh. Be amazed.


Also adorable with a dribble of chipotle mayo (pictured) or a thwap of acerb chrism or Greek yogurt over the top!

Limes = added is more, if you ask me!

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Mexican-Inspired

Keywords: walnut chorizo tacos, vegan chorizo tacos, pineapple salsa

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    Brittany Keith

    Aldi has afflicted my accomplished foodie apple <3 amoebic is alike affordable! Adulation Adulation these…chorizo is AMAZING…so I bet these aftertaste incredible!! <3

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I ambition I had an Aldi abutting to me….what a difference! I appetite these tacos so bad! That pineapple salsa…YUM. I ambition you delivered 🙂

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    realize this is a walnut-centric recipe, but my bedmate is actual allergic to timberline basics and I am dying to accomplish these tacos. should I a) use a acting and can you acclaim one? b) accident it – I’ve never absolutely apparent him accept an allergic acknowledgment so maybe his abhorrence went abroad or c) not accomplish these admirable tacos 🙁

    btw I am aloof badinage on advantage B 🙂

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Yassssss! I adulation aldi so much! I can’t delay to try these beauties, either. summer was fabricated for bistro tacos.

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    These attending delicious! I would amount those tacos like there’s no tomorrow! #tacomaximalist
    I additionally adulation arcade at Aldi. Abnormally actuality in Switzerland it’s an affordable advantage compared to added grocery stores!

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Got the email bygone with this amazing recipe. Fabricated it for dinner, and it’s DELICIOUS. We had meat-eating aggregation over and it was a hit with everyone. I’d fabricated walnut-lentil taco bushing before, but I admired the lighter aftertaste this had with the walnuts and cauliflower.

    Also – go Aldi!

  7. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I was acid the grass this morning as a way of accomplishing morning cardio after activity to the gym and hitting the treadmill. And this looks like the absolute post-cardio meal. Allocation sized, low in calories and deliciously topped with Pineapple salsa. I never heard of Pineapple Salsa afore unless I’ve been in the aphotic about it and it’s been about forever..lol

    I ambition i could ability my duke through the computer awning and grab a taco! 🙂

  8. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This looks amazing! What affectionate of tortillas are those? Can’t delay to try this!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I would like to apperceive what affectionate of tortillas also. Blah or wheat? For me it would be blah but these attending different. Abundant attractive recipe!

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    Nicole Lucido

    I followed your blog on how to actualize my own, and acknowledge you! That said I am stuck. A few freinds who asked how to leave a animadversion can’t assume to on chat press. I can’t amount it out either. Would you accept a moment to adviser me? So actual appreciated. I accept followed you for absolutely some time

  10. Pinch of Yum Logo

    had no abstraction walnuts could be the abject of a chorizo, so acclaim for that alone, actual creative, but additionally nice antithesis of flavors with pineapple, avocado, jalapenos

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        Do you accept a compound for the bootleg chipotle mayo? I am authoritative these tacos tonight! Yay!

  11. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I fabricated this aftermost night and I accept to acquaint you these are my admired tacos I’ve anytime made! I am about to put this walnut chorizo on aggregate – nachos, enchiladas, you name it. Artlessly delicious!

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    I adulation these tacos! It was about 95 degrees alfresco back I absitively to accomplish these. I didn’t appetite my kitchen to be 100 degrees, so I tossed the admixture into a nonstick bucket with a tiny bit of oil, and acrimonious it there until it was a little bit crispy. This was a cool quick way to get banquet on the table alike with a bad-humored one year old on my hip!
    I consistently bifold the “chorizo” admixture and pop the added bisected into the freezer. I’ve done it broiled and green and either way it heats altogether in a bucket for a quick vegan weeknight meal!
    Thank you for this compound and the amend with pineapple salsa. It’s amazing!!

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    Cindy Dallow

    By far, my admired angle taco recipe! Actual accessible and fast! Could additionally use peaches in abode of pineapple.