Elena’s Vegan Nachos

My vegan nachos are a quick and easy recipe great for serving a crowd. They can be tailored to individual tastes by adding more vegetables – like jalapeños, chopped onion, or corn – or by adding vegan cheese (such as Daiya Pepperjack Style Shreds). These ingredients can also be wrapped in tortillas for a fast and delicious taco dinner.

Veggie crumbles give the taste of hearty beef tacos, but without the artery-clogging saturated fat. The spicy flavor of the taco seasoning is balanced by the cool, creamy, cholesterol-free vegan sour cream. These tasty bites don’t last long at a party, so make sure to have multiple trays ready for your guests!

Vegan Nachos

Makes 4 – 6 appetizer platters

  • 12 oz. pkg. vegan crumbles, such as Beyond Meat, Gardein, or Boca
  • 1 packet taco seasoning mix
  • ½ cup water
  • Tortilla chips
  • ½ cup prepared salsa
  • 8 oz. vegan sour cream, such as Follow Your Heart or Tofutti

Use a wooden spoon to break up crumbles in a skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle taco seasoning evenly over crumbles and stir to mix well. Stir in water and simmer until heated through and thickened. Set aside.

Arrange tortilla chips in one layer on a serving platter. Top each chip with a spoonful of taco filling, salsa, and a dollop of sour cream.