Vegan Mexican-style Appetizer

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My mother recently hosted a friend for the weekend and, as she always does when we have guests, made a smorgasbord of her delicious cooking. I was tasked with making an appetizer plate of Mexican tapas to be served before the main course. I came up with this simple recipe using vegan minced meat, an avocado, taco bowls, store bought salsa, and a packet of taco seasoning. 

I started by heating the taco bowls in the oven at 170c (340f). As they warmed, I fried the faux minced meat in a pan and added the taco seasoning. After filling the bowls with the meat, I simply topped each one with a few avocado slices and salsa.

These turned out to be extremely popular at our table and they disappeared quickly. I’m not a huge fan of meat substitutes but in small quantities they can really hit the spot. They’re also a great way to hook non-vegans and give them a peak behind the curtain of a cruelty-free lifestyle that doesn’t sacrifice taste. 

This 10 minute recipe is a must for those having company over. Who said impressing people requires slaving away in the kitchen for hours?

Lazy Vegan Stir Fry #2 – Super tasty Southwestern Tex-Mex plate

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My boyfriend is from El Paso, Texas and has an addiction to Mexican food that he has passed on to me. I love it because it has so many different spices and utilizes fresh ingredients. This is my proudest culinary achievement so far.  

My boyfriend and I eat this at least once week. Definitely a little gem of a recipe that will leave your stomach and taste buds satisfied! Hope you enjoy!

BIG HUGS