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Vegan Chorizo Tacos with Roasted Sweet Potato and Avocado Salsa


This dish is a creative take on traditional Mexican chorizo tacos, but instead of using meat, we're using a flavorful vegan chorizo made from seitan and spices. The roasted sweet potato adds a delightful twist to the classic taco filling, while the avocado salsa provides a creamy and refreshing contrast.

: Mexican-inspired Vegan Fusion
Servings: 4-6


  • 1 package vegan chorizo (homemade or store-bought)
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8-10 corn tortillas
  • Avocado salsa (see below)
  • Vegan yogurt
  • 2 - 4 tablespoons Parsley
  • Lemon Juice / Fresh lemon

Avocado Salsa:

  • 3 ripe avocados, diced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Toss the sweet potato cubes with olive oil, salt, and pepper on a baking sheet. Roast for about 30-40 minutes, or until tender.
  3. Cook the vegan chorizo according to package instructions.
  4. Warm the tortillas by wrapping them in a damp paper towel and microwaving for 20-30 seconds.
  5. Mix the vegan yoghurt with parsley and lemon to your taste
  6. Assemble the tacos by placing some roasted sweet potato and chorizo mixture onto each tortilla, then topping with avocado salsa and a tablespoon parsley yogurt.

Matching Drinks

For this dish, we would recommend a crisp and refreshing white wine that complements the bold flavors of the vegan "chorizo" and the creamy avocado salsa. Here are a few options:

Sauvignon Blanc: This citrusy and herbaceous wine is perfect for cutting through the richness of the sweet potato and chorizo.

Pinot Grigio: A light-bodied Pinot Grigio with flavors of green apple, pear, and a hint of citrus would pair nicely with the sweet potato and avocado salsa.

Vermentino: This Italian white wine is known for its bright acidity and flavors of lemon, lime, and stone fruit. It would complement the bold flavors of the chorizo while cutting through the creaminess of the avocado salsa.