If you’re a fan of Mexican cuisine, these Vegetarian Birria Tacos are guaranteed to be a hit on your Taco Tuesdays! Filled with flavourful shredded jackfruit, a savoury broth and served with a side of consommé broth for dipping.
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
- It’s completely vegetarian friendly!
- The birria is made with jackfruit instead of meat, making it perfect for plant-based diets.
- The flavours in the taco are so rich and robust, it tastes like you spent hours cooking them when really, they come together quite quickly.
For the Shredded Jackfruit:
- 2 cans young green jackfruit (in water or brine)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- ½ small onion chopped
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- Salt & Pepper to taste
For the Birria Broth:
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
- 3 whole cloves
- 1 teaspoon oregano dry (Mexican is preferred!)
-1 teaspoon cumin powder
How To Make This recipe:
Step One: Prepare the Jackfruit
Drain and rinse canned jackfruit. Cut off hard core from each piece then roughly chop into small pieces.Adjust seasoning as necessary
**Step Two: Preparing Biiria **
In large pot over medium high heat add vegetable stock ,chipotle pepper,cloves,oereegano and cumin.Add salt to taste.
Step Three: Sauté Vegetables
Heat oil in skillet until shimmering. Add onions and sauté for ~5 minutes or until soft .Add garlic and cook until fragrant.
Step Four: Start Cooking Jackfruit
Transfer onions and garlic to the pot with the broth, along with your drained jackfruit.Simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Step Five: Shred the Jackfruit
Using two forks shred cooked jackfruit into small pieces.
Step Six : Assemble Tacos
Heat tortillas in a skillet or microwave.Stuff each tortilla with shredded lettuce ,jackfrutis and top it off with diced onion and chopped cilantro.
- If you’d like to add another layer of flavour, consider using corn tortillas instead of flour.
- For some extra spice kick serve with hot sauce.
## Recipe Tips
- Drain canned young green jackfruit well before using. Rinse them under water if needed
- Be sure to remove any hard cores or seeds from the fruit before cooking.
Recommended Tools To Make This Recipe
- Large Pot
Cooking Time And Temperature Guidelines
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 25 mins
Total Time :35mins
Feel free to adjust salt & pepper as necessary.
To sum Up:
These Vegetarian Birria Tacos are an easy way to satisfy your cravings for a satisfying meal bursting with Mexican flavours without compromising on vegetarian options.
What is birria and how do you make it vegetarian?
Birria is a traditional Mexican stew made with goat or beef meat that is slow-cooked until tender and flavorful. To make the recipe vegetarian, you can use mushrooms, jackfruit or other plant-based protein sources instead of meat.
How long does it take to prepare birria tacos?
The preparation time will depend on your choice of protein source (whether using mushrooms, jackfruit, etc.) but generally the process takes about 30-40 minutes to cook the filling plus an additional 10-15 minutes to put the tacos together.
What toppings go well with vegetarian birria tacos?
There are many toppings that complement the flavors of these delicious tacos such as chopped onions, cilantro leaves or even salsa roja or guacamole – but some popular choices include sliced radishes, diced tomatoes and lime wedges that add freshness and acidity to balance out flavor notes in the taco.
I hope these FAQs help answer any questions readers may have about making this tasty Vegetarian Birra Tacos Recipe!