Roasted Root Tacos

Number of Servings: 4 (302g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Roasted Root Tacos

These delightfully spiced tacos make an excellent vegetarian addition to the table whether your family is vegetarian or just trying to enjoy more vegetables. You’ll love the flavor, and who can say no to the fun of putting together their own taco?


  • 5 cups mixed squash, beets and parsnips; peeled and diced
  • 1 red onion, cut into thick wedges
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. salt, divided
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups red cabbage, shredded
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 8 corn tortillas, warmed


  1. Preheat oven to 400º F.
  2. Toss the vegetables and onion with 2 tablespoons oil, oregano, chili powder, cumin, half of the salt and black pepper. Spread on a baking sheet and roast until vegetables are tender (15-20 minutes).
  3. Toss cabbage with remaining oil, lime juice, cilantro and remaining salt. Make the slaw up to a day in advance to give flavors time to incorporate.
  4. Assemble tacos and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 302g

Amount per serving
Calories 290
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 245mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Total Sugars 11g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 23g
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 104.5mg 8%
Iron 2.3mg 10%
Potassium 755mg 15%
Vitamin A 35.2mcg 4%
Vitamin C 44.9mg 50%
Vitamin E 2.5mg 15%
Vitamin K 34mcg 30%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 2.6mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 25%
Folate 131mcg 33%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 2.4mcg 6%
Chloride 51.1mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 20%
Phosphorus 249.1mg 20%
Iodine 0.8mcg 0%
Magnesium 82.1mg 20%
Zinc 1.4mg 10%
Selenium 4.6mcg 10%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.8mg 35%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 12.1mcg 25%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Beets, Summer Squash, Corn Tortilla (stone Ground Corn, Fumaric Acid, Cellulose Gum, Potassium Sorbate, Calcium Propionate, Trace Of Lime), Onion, Red Cabbage, Parsnips, Lime Juice, Olive Oil, Cilantro, Salt, Chili Powder, Cumin, Oregano.

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