Mains, Vegan, Vegetarian

Tinga Cauliflower Tacos

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi Dual Zone Air Fryer AF300
  • Prep time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 30 mins
  • Skill easy
  • Serves 3 people

Tinga Cauliflower Tacos

Recipe tags


  • 2 small or 1 large cauliflower, greens removed and set aside, cut into small florets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried orgeano
  • 1 tsp chipotle powder
  • Salt and pepper

For the sauce

  • 450g vine tomatoes, stems removed and washed
  • 3 cloves garlic, with skin smashed to loosen skin
  • 1/2 red or white onion, whole
  • 2 tbsp chipotle paste
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • Salt and pepper

For the slaw

  • Greens from cauliflower, washed and shredded
  • 5 radish, sliced thinly
  • 150g red cabbage, shredded
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 red or green chilli
  • 2 tbsp vegan mayo
  • 1-2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 5g fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp brown sugar
  • To taste salt and pepper

To serve

  • Pack fresh corn tortillas
  • Guacamole
  • Salsa
  • Vegan sour cream
  • Chillies

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  • Step 1

    Toss all the ingredients together for the cauliflower, you will need to cook this in two batches

  • Step 2

    Place ½ ingredients for cauliflower in drawer 1. Turn on the Ninja Foodi Dual Zone Air Fryer, select “1”, select “AIR FRY”, set the temperature to 180 and the time to 10-12 minutes

  • Step 3

    Place the tomatoes, garlic and onion in to drawer 2. Select “2”, press “ROAST ”, set the time to 15 minutes and the temp to 200C. Press “SYNC” and then “Start”

  • Step 4

    When sauce is done remove and place in a food processor with chipotle paste, brown sugar, lime juice and set it to chop

  • Step 5

    Add the rest of cauliflower in to drawer 1 of the Ninja Foodi Dual Zone Air Fryer. Select “1”, select “AIR FRY”, set the temperature to 180 and the time to 10-12 minutes

  • Step 6

    Add the tortillas to drawer 2 , select “2”, select “BAKE”, set the temperature to 180 and the time to 2-3 minutes. Press “SYNC” and select “Start”

  • Step 7

    Once the cauliflower is all cooked, toss with ¾ of sauce and ROAST at 180 for 5 minutes to warm through, toss as it cooks. Toss remaining through once heated to be sure it is nice and saucy

  • Step 8

    Toss all ingredients together for slaw

  • Step 9

    Serve on tortillas with slaw and guacamole and salsa, vegan sour cream