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5 Quick Vegetarian Dinner Recipes

Vegetarian Walnut Meat Tacos with Peach Tomato Salsa

This Walnut Meat Tacos with Peach Tomato Salsa recipe can be made in under 20 minutes and requires minimal cook time which makes them perfect for quick weeknight meals. They are also gluten-free, vegetarian, and can easily be made vegan by omitting the yogurt or sour cream.

Course Main
Cuisine Mexican, Vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings


Walnut Meat

  • 2 cups whole walnuts
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp lime juice

Peach Salsa

  • 1 large peach finely diced
  • 1 red bell pepper finely diced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • salt and pepper to taste

Everything else

  • 8 Mission® Gluten Free Tortillas warmed
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped red cabbage
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt or sour cream optional (omit for vegan)
  • lime juice


For the walnut meat

  1. Pulse the walnuts in a food processor until finely crumbled, four or five times (be careful not to over pulse!).

  2. Transfer paprika, chili, and cumin into a saucepan over medium heat and toast for 30 seconds, stirring often. Add walnuts and salt and toss. Add water and lime juice and stir until completely coated. Remove from heat and set aside.

For the peach salsa

  1. Add all salsa ingredients into a bowl and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper.

To assemble

  1. Warm the tortillas in a saucepan over medium heat for 10 seconds. Double up the tortillas and place 1/4 of the walnut meat and peach salsa in them. Repeat with the remaining tortillas. Top with avocado, cabbage, and yogurt or sour cream (if using). Serve warm.