Walnut Tacos

Nut Meat Tacos Variation

It’s been a while since I made my delicious nut meat tacos. Last time I made nut meat tacos I used a mixture of almonds and walnuts. I’m out of almonds right now, so I doubled up on the walnuts and these walnut tacos were born. I let them soak overnight to get a slightly softer texture than last time. These tacos are wrapped in simple corn tortillas which we’ve grown very fond of over the last few months.

They are so tasty with some freshly picked cilantro from our backyard garden.

On with the recipe variation

A delicious taco filling made from walnuts.


  • 2 cups walnuts
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 Tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 6-8 corn tortillas
  • some fresh cilantro


  1. Soak the walnuts in large bowl overnight
  2. Put the nuts in a food processor and grind until they are in small chunks just bigger than quinoa. The blender doesn’t work well for this unless you want a paste.
  3. Pour the crumbled nuts into a bowl and add the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Stir
  5. Warm the tortillas on a skillet and scoop the meat onto it
  6. Garnish with the cilantro. We also like spinach, salsa, and young green olives.
Walnut Tacos by
Chris Luhman @EverydayTasty

Yield: 6-8 tacos

Inspired by: nut meat tacos

Nut Meat Tacos Variation


  1. Yumm! I am really going to have to try this one of these days.

    First I need a food processor.

  2. Yes, so delicious! Food processors are very handy. This is the one we use: Cuisinart DLC-10S

    If you want a cheaper one, this black and decker looks ok.