A Vegan Taco Salad Recipe that Everyone can Enjoy

Just because it is called a Vegan Taco Salad Recipe doesn't mean that it can't be enjoyed by everyone. The flavours of this vegan taco recipe are still spicy and the combination of beans & seasonings make it a great party appetizer.

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The added feature of NOT having to brown any meat makes this a VERY quick & simple taco recipe to prepare.

The beans and cheese provide enough protein to make this a healthy dish.

Recipe for Vegan Taco Salad


  • 3 cups (720 ml) red kidney beans - drained & rinsed
  • 1/2 cucumber - peeled & sliced
  • 2 oz (56 gr) Cheddar cheese - shredded or grated
  • 2/3 cup (160 ml) celery - diced
  • 1 medium tomato - diced
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) black olives - sliced
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) yellow bell pepper - diced
  • 1 small onion - diced
  • 1/2 head lettuce - shredded
  • 1 bottle of French salad dressing
  • 1 bag tortilla chips


1. On a large platter, layer the first 9 vegan taco ingredients over a bed of taco or tortilla chips and pour the salad dressing over the top.

2. Alternatively, you can mix the first 8 ingredients together in a large bowl and then serve the vegan taco on the shredded lettuce. Pour the dressing over the top of your vegan taco and serve with the chips alongside.

Did you know

- that beans have lots of healthy benefits and can be used by a vegan to supplement their diets

- that they are good for your heart health.

- that they can help prevent diabetes.

- that they have lots of fiber content.

- that beans provide our bodies with energy.

- that they can help reduce high cholesterol levels.

- that there are numerous types of beans available.

- that canned beans do not lose their vitamins and minerals like other canned vegetables do.

- that canned beans need to be drained and well rinsed to remove the sodium used to preserve them.

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