Vegan Mega-burritos

Let’s get MEGA to the BURRITO!

These are my affectionately nicknamed “Mega-Burritos,” and honestly, this is all there is for me in the world right now.

We are down to the wire before this baby makes her arrival, that this – or variations of this – is literally all I’ve been eating. Does this mean she will love spicy cauliflower and walnut taco meat and roasty sweet potatoes and vegan queso and avocados and flour tortillas and salsa? A mother can only hope.

I am supposed to be saving that stash of cauliflower walnut taco meat in my freezer for, like, later this fall? But, like, HOW? It is burning a hole in my freezer. I need it at every meal. It’s so easy to just grab a cup here and there and pop it in the skillet and then five minutes later, be feeding your face vegan nachos, tacos, quesadillas, and mega-burritos (LITERALLY HAVE MADE ALL OF THESE).

Today – let’s focus on the Mega-Burrito, but just keep in mind that this concept works across all our favorite Tex-Mex food groups.

Here’s what’s in my Mega-Burrito:

  • cauliflower walnut taco meat
  • roasty sweet potatoes
  • vegan queso, or sometimes real cheese – depends on the mood
  • really good salsa (currently obsessed with Mateo’s salsa from Costco)
  • mashed avocado
  • cilantro
  • lime squeeze
  • extra dips in queso
Cauliflower walnut taco meat with sweet potatoes.

I’m going to let you in on a secret, which is that sometimes I just throw whatever random veggies I have in a skillet with that frozen cauliflower walnut taco meat (carrots? peppers? spinach?). Also, sometimes a few eggs. It just depends on what I have or what I’m feeling in the moment.

And my second secret is that even though we’re packing all of this into an already-carb-solid flour tortilla, I do not get mad if there is a little extra carb-action in the form of white or brown rice in there, too.

Avocado spread on tortilla.
Adding cauliflower walnut taco meat to tortilla.
Adding salsa to vegan mega-burrito.
Adding vegan queso to vegan mega-burrito.

Look at this and tell me you do not want to eat it.

I dare you.

Vegan mega-burrito before rolling.

Now roll, cut, and admire…

Vegan mega-burrito cut in half.

And then drizzle extra vegan queso over the whole thing because you obvioulsy aren’t messing around here. This is a MEGA BURRITO, for crying out loud.

Hand holding vegan mega-burrito.

I raise my Mega-Burrito to you, friends!

Remember: this combo is also great reformatted as nachos, tacos, and quesadillas.

Just you keep that in mind.

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