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vegan taco pie 2
Vegan Taco Pie
Spiced Cauliflower crumbles, sautéed Onions, Bell Peppers, and a homemade Enchilada Sauce, topped with my Vegan Country Cornbread. Vegan Taco Pie!
Course: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8 Servings
Author: Chuck Underwood
Ingredients
Enchilada Sauce
  • 8 oz can of Tomato Sauce
  • 1.5 Tablespoons of Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon Ground Pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch
Taco Crumbles
  • 3 cups riced Cauliflower
  • 4 oz Fresh Mushrooms
  • 1 cup Walnuts
  • 2 Tbs Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tbs Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Onion Powder
  • ¼ tsp Ground Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Salt
Veggies
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper diced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper diced
  • 4-5 Cloves Garlic minced
Cornbread Topping
  • 1 cup of cornmeal
  • 1 cup of bread flour
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. Mix all Enchilada Sauce ingredients in a small saucepan and heat until bubbly.
  2. Slowly stir in cold water.
  3. When simmering again, add cornstarch slurry to thicken.
  4. Set aside 1 cup of Enchilada Sauce.
  5. Prepare Taco Crumbles by chopping mushrooms and walnuts until uniform in size.
  6. The crumbles should have the size of crumbled hamburger, or rice.
  7. Add Cauliflower and stir to combine.
  8. Add all Taco Seasonings and stir to coat.
  9. Bake in 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.
  10. Stir crumbles around and then bake for an additional 15 minutes.
  11. Set Taco Crumbles aside.
  12. Saute veggies (onion & Peppers) until softened.
  13. Stir in minced garlic for a minute or two and then stir in Taco Crumbles.
  14. Add the cup of Enchilada Sauce and stir to combine.
  15. Stir in 1 Tbs of Masa Corn Flour to thicken if desired.
  16. Cook until bubbly and slight thickened, and then remove from heat.
  17. Spoon mixture into a 9x13 Glass Baking dish and spread evenly.
  18. Prepare Cornbread Batter by mixing all dry ingredients first.
  19. Then mix all wet ingredients together and pour into the dry.
  20. Mix until a loose batter has formed then pour onto casserole - spreading evenly.
  21. Bake in 350 degree oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
Recipe Notes

Tips are always welcome!