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stuffed spaghetti squash
Vegan Taco Meat Stuffed Spaghetti Squash Bowls with Avocado Mayo {GF}
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 

Stuffed Spaghetti Squash taco bowls with 3 ingredient vegan taco meat (brown rice, chickpeas and slivered almonds), black beans, red onions, cilantro, tomatoes and avocado sauce make for the perfect meatless dinner. Gluten Free.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6
Calories: 448 kcal
Author: Vicky
Ingredients
  • 2 small or 1 large spaghetti squash cooked and shredded
For the vegan taco meat:
  • 1 1/2 cup chickpeas 1 can, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cup cooked brown rice
  • 3/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup raw cashews optional, if not using add 1/4 more slivered almonds
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes omit if sensitive to spicy food
For the Black Beans
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes omit if sensitive to spicy food
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained
Other toppings:
  • 1 red onion thinly sliced
  • 2-3 to matoes chopped
  • handful cilantro chopped
  • 1 lime cut into wedges
  • 6 tablespoons Go Avo Chipotle sauce
Instructions
  1. In a food processor combine chickpeas, brown rice, almonds, cashews (if using), 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 teaspoons cumin, 2 teaspoons paprika, and 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes. Process until mixture is broken up and clumps together but not completely smooth.
  2. In a pan heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat and add onions. Cook until translucent. Add garlic, 1 teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon paprika and 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes. Mix. Add black beans and cook for a few minutes, mixing. Remove from pan.
  3. In the same pan heat 1 tablespoon olive oil, and add the vegan taco meat mixture. Cook for 2-3 minutes, until lightly browned.