Walnut Tacos with Cashew “Sour Cream”


At the Superbowl party we attended two weekends ago our friend made Walnut Tacos. Yes, I know it sounds weird, but man were they good. Trust me…you would never know you weren’t eating a real taco ๐Ÿ™‚

Anyhow, for the family birthday party this past weekend, I was asked to bring an appetizer. Instantly, I knew I had to make these tacos myself and bring them to share with my family. At first I got a few odd looks but once they each took a bite they were all (well most) pleased and really liked them ๐Ÿ™‚ I couldn’t make the tacos fast enough. Absolutely no leftovers. Highly recommend giving these a try if you are looking for an appetizer or a light dinner! Enjoy!


Walnut Tacos with Cashew “Sour Cream” (from Shape)

Taco Ingredients:

  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon chipotle pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Bibb Lettuce or Romain Hearts

Taco Directions:

Put all ingredients in a food processor and pulse just to mix. Donโ€™t over-blend. To serve, put a few spoonfuls of the filling on lettuce leaves. Top with Cashew sour cream (recipe below) and your favorite salsa.

“Sour Cream” Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cups cashews
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 5-8 teaspoons water

“Sour Cream” Directions:

Put all ingredients except water in a food processor and blend, adding water one tablespoon at a time until the desired consistency is reached.


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