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Spinach and Dill Tofu Tacos

Updated on November 13, 2015

Dill makes these Tofu Tacos pop with unique flavor

If you love tacos, you will love this recipe. Granted, it may not be like the original beef, cheese and sour cream tacos, but trust me, you will love these. They are amazingly tasty, filling, fun to eat and best of all... healthy.

Now I won't lie, when I tell people about this recipe the majority of people look at me like I'm crazy, or come right out and ask my why I would want to ruin a taco with spinach. When I have them try one, they are amazed by not only how good it is, but that they actually love them and want more. This recipe came to me while I was sitting watching TV hungry, and oddly enough not hungry at all. It literally popped into my head like this: “Remember that tofu scramble you made? Wouldn't it be genius to make it with spinach and turn it in to a taco?” The next day I pulled out the stuff and went to work.

Healthy Spinach and Dill Tofu Taco with Whole Wheat Tortillas
Healthy Spinach and Dill Tofu Taco with Whole Wheat Tortillas | Source

Ingredients

  • 4 Whole Wheat Tortillas
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons Dill
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon of real butter
  • One Medium onion
  • 8oz Extra Firm Tofu
  • 2 Teaspoons sea salt
  • 2 Teaspoons pepper
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1/2 tablespoon oregano
  • Half bag frozen spinach
  • Parmesan to sprinkle

Directions

  1. Start to Brown onions in olive oil
  2. Rough chop the tofu – add dill, salt, pepper and oregano
  3. Mix together to crumble it with a fork
  4. When the onions are about halfway browned – add the tofu mixture (if you want the onions to stay firm, add the onions and tofu mixture at the same time.)
  5. Cook until the tofu is browned
  6. Add spinach and one tab butter– cover and cook until the spinach is cooked
  7. Build the taco with the spinach tofu mixture- top with chopped tomato and sprinkle Parmesan
  8. Enjoy!

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      dappledesigns 5 years ago from In Limbo between New England and the Midwest

      I didn't because the extra firm tofu I use really doesn't need it. I just drain the liquid and crumble it. I have found with a few other brands that they are not quite as firm so I drain the water and pat it with a paper towel to get the excess liquid out. Thanks for reading - enjoy!

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      avantitexan 5 years ago

      Do you need to press the extra firm tofu? This looks yummy, will be trying, thanks for sharing!

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      dappledesigns 5 years ago from In Limbo between New England and the Midwest

      Thank you Spirit Whisperer, it really is quite tasty. It also holds up really well to put leftovers in the fridge and heat it up the next day for another taco.

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      Xavier Nathan 5 years ago from Isle of Man

      All I can say is that this looks mouth watering and sensationally yummy!Thank you.