::Spicy Eggplant Tacos::

Here’s a recipe that is sure to be a hit on Cinco de Mayo, Meatless Monday, or Taco Tuesday; Spicy Eggplant Tacos.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Eggplants- sliced 1/4 inch thick lengthwise
  • 2 cups Pecan halves
  • 3 Garlic cloves-chopped
  • 1/3 cup Onion- chopped
  • 1/3 cup Cilantro
  • 1/3 cup Parsley
  • 1/2 tsp Red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli powder
  • Cajun spice
  • Vegan cream cheese (optional)

Step 1- Cover both sides of the eggplant with cajun spice and set aside

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Step 2- Place pecans in food processor (I use my Kitchen Ninja) until a powder substance

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Step 3- Combine the following ingredients in the food processor:

  • Pecans
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Chilli powder
  • Cilantro
  • Parsley

Step 4- Place pecan mixture in mixing bowl (Optional: add Vegan cream cheese)

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Step 5- Rinse and pat dry eggplant slices

Step 6- Heat large pan over medium heat

Step 7- Cook the eggplant slices for 1 minute on each side

Step 8- Place cooked eggplant on easy to plate dish (I used a baking sheet with parchment paper)

Step 9- Once cool to the touch take a small spoonful of the pecan mixture and place in eggplant slice, roll, and secure with toothpick

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