Vegan Seitan Carne Asada Tacos Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

These vegan seitan carne asada tacos are a delicious and flavorful alternative to traditional carne asada tacos. Made with seitan, a high-protein meat substitute, these tacos are packed with savory and smoky flavors. The seitan is marinated in a tangy and spicy marinade, then grilled to perfection. Serve the seitan carne asada in warm tortillas with your favorite toppings like guacamole, salsa, and cilantro. These tacos are perfect for a vegan fiesta or a weeknight dinner.

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2hr 25minstotal
Vegan Seitan Carne Asada Tacos

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Ingredients for Vegan Seitan Carne Asada Tacos Recipe

  • 0.08 pound Seitan, Sliced
  • 1/50 cup Lime Juice
  • 1/50 cup Orange Juice
  • 0.17 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 0.17 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.08 teaspoon Cumin
  • 0.08 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 0.08 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 0.67 Small Tortillas
  • as needed Toppings: Guacamole, Salsa, Cilantro

Directions: Vegan Seitan Carne Asada Tacos Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, whisk together the marinade ingredients: lime juice, orange juice, soy sauce, garlic, cumin, chili powder, and smoked paprika.
  • STEP 2.Add the seitan slices to the marinade and let them marinate for at least 30 minutes, or overnight for more flavor.
  • STEP 3.Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Remove the seitan slices from the marinade and grill them for 2-3 minutes on each side, until they are nicely charred and heated through.
  • STEP 4.Remove the seitan from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes. Slice the seitan into thin strips.
  • STEP 5.Warm the tortillas on the grill or in a dry skillet.
  • STEP 6.Assemble the tacos by placing a few slices of seitan on each tortilla. Top with your favorite toppings like guacamole, salsa, and cilantro.
  • STEP 7.Serve the vegan seitan carne asada tacos immediately and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • If you don't have seitan, you can use tofu or tempeh as a substitute.
  • For extra flavor, you can add some sliced onions and bell peppers to the grill along with the seitan.
  • Feel free to customize the marinade by adding your favorite spices and herbs.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover seitan carne asada can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat the seitan, you can warm it in a skillet over medium heat or in the microwave.
  • Serve the tacos with a side of Mexican rice and beans for a complete meal.
calories per serving
3 g Fat< 1 g Protein2 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp