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raw walnut taco meat

Raw Walnut Taco "Meat"

Perfect for tacos, burritos, nachos, salads and so many more finger food favorites!

Course Appetizer, Entree
Cuisine Mexican, Vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Yield 4 people
Calories 383 kcal
Author Carolyn Scott-Hamilton


  • 1 cup raw walnuts soaked 3-4 hours and dried
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 pinch cayenne
  • 1/3 cup olive oil optional, may be made oil-free
  • 2/3 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon tamari or soy sauce
  • black pepper to taste


  1. Pulse walnuts in a food processor until crumbly but not pasty. 

  2. Dump processed walnuts into a bowl and add other ingredients, mixing until all ingredients are well incorporated. 

Recipe Notes

Keeps for 4-5 days in the fridge.