Italian Soft Tacos

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Italian vegan meatballs, marinara, and salad fixings turn Taco Tuesday on its head! Easy to put together if you use prepared meatballs and jarred sauce.

Ingredients

 12 Vegan Italian meatballs
 1 (24-ounce) jar of marinara sauce
 1 tossed salad
 6 (6”) wheat or gluten-free flour tortillas
 12 slices of smoked gouda or provolone, plant-based or dairy, optional
Tossed Salad Ingredients
 6 to 8 cups salad greens of choice
 2 cups chopped tomatoes
 ½ cup diced sweet onions, optional
 ½ cup Italian dressing of choice
Garnish
 Black or green olives
 Parmesan cheese, plant-based or dairy
 Hot sauce or red pepper flakes, optional

Instructions

1

Cook the vegan meatballs according to the package.

2

Add meatballs and marinara sauce to a pan and simmer for 5 minutes.

3

Toss greens, tomatoes, and onions with the Italian salad dressing.

4

Heat the flour tortillas in a non-stick skillet if desired.

5

Assemble tacos with 2 meatballs (cut in half if desired), cheese, a few tablespoons of sauce, and the salad. Garnish with olives, Parmesan cheese, and hot sauce or pepper flakes.

Makes 12 tacos

Note:
Have napkins handy to catch the delicious drips!

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Ingredients

 12 Vegan Italian meatballs
 1 (24-ounce) jar of marinara sauce
 1 tossed salad
 6 (6”) wheat or gluten-free flour tortillas
 12 slices of smoked gouda or provolone, plant-based or dairy, optional
Tossed Salad Ingredients
 6 to 8 cups salad greens of choice
 2 cups chopped tomatoes
 ½ cup diced sweet onions, optional
 ½ cup Italian dressing of choice
Garnish
 Black or green olives
 Parmesan cheese, plant-based or dairy
 Hot sauce or red pepper flakes, optional

Directions

1

Cook the vegan meatballs according to the package.

2

Add meatballs and marinara sauce to a pan and simmer for 5 minutes.

3

Toss greens, tomatoes, and onions with the Italian salad dressing.

4

Heat the flour tortillas in a non-stick skillet if desired.

5

Assemble tacos with 2 meatballs (cut in half if desired), cheese, a few tablespoons of sauce, and the salad. Garnish with olives, Parmesan cheese, and hot sauce or pepper flakes.

Makes 12 tacos

Note:
Have napkins handy to catch the delicious drips!

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Italian Soft Tacos