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roasted brussel sprout tacos topped with peanut sauce, tomatoes, and jalapeno.

Veggie Tacos: Brussels Sprouts with Peanut Sauce

Shana Thomas
These veggie tacos include brussels sprouts slaw and peanut sauce. Top with homemade diced onions, tomatoes, cilantro, and a squeeze of lime.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 250 kcal


Brussels Sprout Slaw

  • 16 ounces brussels sprouts chopped in half (or lightly shredded)
  • 2 tbsp taco mix seasoning
  • 1 tbsp grapeseed oil (omit if oil-free)

Peanut Sauce

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter chunky or smooth*
  • 1/4 cup tamari  or low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1/2 inch fresh ginger skin removed
  • 1 jalapeño diced and seeds removed
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • 1/4-1/2 cup water as needed

Other Add-Ins

  • 1 handful of microgreens
  • 1 jalapeño diced and seeded
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • lime wedges
  • tortillas
  • extra smoked paprika

DIY Taco Spice Mix

  • 4 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Wash, dry brussel sprouts & trim the ends.
  • Add them to a food processor and lightly shred (roughly 1-2 pulses)*.
  • Spread the brussel sprouts on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Season brussel sprouts with the taco spice mix and use hands to distribute. 
  • Coat with grapeseed oil and leave in oven for approximately 20-30 minutes. Or until your brussel sprouts have reached the desired likeness. 
  • Spicy Peanut Sauce: Add peanut butter, tamari, grapeseed oil, garlic, ginger, jalapeño (diced & seeded), and hot sauce to a blender (or food processor).
  • Blend on high, adding water as needed, until smooth and desired consistency is reached.
  • Transfer to an airtight container and place in the fridge until ready to use.**
  • Assemble your tacos and eat!



*Using a food processor is totally optional. Cut the brussel sprouts in half if you are not using a food processor.
**Peanut sauce should be used within 5-7 days.
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