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Grape Nuts vegetarian tacos recipe

Vegetarian Tacos

Looking for ideas to spice up your vegetarian taco fix? This recipe contains a unique ingredient – Grape-Nuts cereal. While a popular breakfast cereal, it also doubles as a crunchy, savory ingredient used in a variety of meals and snacks. Give these a try for your next weeknight meal and enjoy!

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20 mins
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Vegetarian Tacos

Total Time: 20 minutes


Taco Filling:

  • ½ cup salsa
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning with 30% less sodium
  • 1 cup Grape-Nuts® cereal
  • 8 6-inch restaurant style white corn tortillas


  • ¼ cup taco sauce
  • ½ cup shredded lettuce
  • ½ cup diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • Fresh cilantro to garnish
  • 8 lime wedges


  • Combine salsa, water and taco seasoning in a medium non stick skillet and cook on medium-high heat until mixture is bubbling.
  • Remove from heat and stir in Grape-Nuts® cereal. Cover with a lid and let rest for 2 to 5 minutes, then stir again.
  • Meanwhile, warm the tortillas per package directions.
  • Assemble tacos, each with ¼ cup of the prepared filling, 1 tablespoon of taco sauce, 2 tablespoons of lettuce, tomatoes, cheese and 1 tablespoon yogurt per taco.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve with lime wedges.

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Since 1897, Grape-Nuts cereal has been a part of American history as an iconic nutritious and delicious breakfast staple and a popular recipe ingredient.

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