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Seven Vegan Tex-Mex meal prep Ideas that the whole family will love!

1. Black Bean and Quinoa Burrito Bowls: Cook quinoa and black beans according to package instructions. Assemble bowls with quinoa, black beans, diced bell peppers, diced onions, diced tomatoes, diced avocado, and a drizzle of salsa. For a variation, add diced sweet potatoes or grilled corn. For a substitution, use brown rice or lentils instead of quinoa.


2. Spicy Tofu Tacos: Press and marinate tofu in a mixture of chili powder, cumin, paprika, and garlic powder. Grill or pan-fry the tofu until crispy. Assemble tacos with the tofu, diced bell peppers, diced onions, diced tomatoes, diced avocado, and a drizzle of salsa. For a variation, add diced sweet potatoes or grilled corn. For a substitution, use tempeh or seitan instead of tofu.


3. Vegan Chili: In a large pot, sauté diced onions and bell peppers until they are soft. Add minced garlic and cook for another minute. Add a can of diced tomatoes, a can of kidney beans, a can of black beans, and a can of corn. Stir in chili powder, cumin, paprika, and garlic powder to taste. Let the chili simmer for at least 20 minutes. For a variation, add diced sweet potatoes or chopped zucchini. For a substitution, use lentils or chickpeas instead of beans.



4. Vegan Enchiladas: Spread a layer of refried beans on a tortilla, add diced bell peppers, diced onions, diced tomatoes, and diced avocado. Roll up the tortilla and place it seam-side down in a baking dish. Repeat with the remaining tortillas. Top the enchiladas with a layer of salsa and bake until the enchiladas are hot and the salsa is bubbly. For a variation, add diced sweet potatoes or grilled corn. For a substitution, use tofu or tempeh instead of refried beans.


5. Vegan Fajitas: Sauté sliced bell peppers and onions until they are soft. Add sliced mushrooms and cook until they are tender. Stir in diced tomatoes and a pinch of cumin. Assemble fajitas with the vegetable mixture, diced avocado, and a drizzle of salsa. For a variation, add diced sweet potatoes or grilled corn. For a substitution, use tofu or tempeh instead of mushrooms.


6. Vegan Nachos: Spread tortilla chips on a baking sheet and top with black beans, diced bell peppers, diced onions, diced tomatoes, diced avocado, and a drizzle of salsa. Bake until the chips are crispy and the toppings are hot. For a variation, add diced sweet potatoes or grilled corn. For a substitution, use tofu or tempeh instead of black beans.


7. Vegan Quesadillas: Spread a layer of refried beans on one side of a tortilla. Top with diced bell peppers, diced onions, diced tomatoes, and diced avocado. Fold the tortilla in half and press gently to seal it. Grill or pan-fry the quesadilla until it is crispy and the filling is hot. For a variation, add diced sweet potatoes or grilled corn. For a substitution, use tofu or tempeh instead of refried beans.


¡Buen provecho! (Enjoy your meal!) That's all for now, amigos. We hope these vegan Tex-Mex meal prep ideas have inspired you to get creative in the kitchen. Don't be afraid to mix and match the variations and substitutions to find the perfect combination that suits your taste buds. And remember, the most important ingredient in any recipe is a little bit of love. ¡Hasta la próxima! (Until next time!)


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