Roasted Root Tacos

Number of Servings: 4 (307g)
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook 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 whole wheat 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 307g

Amount per serving
Calories 310
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Total Sugars 11g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 5g
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 164.3mg 15%
Iron 2.5mg 10%
Potassium 750mg 15%
Vitamin A 35.1mcg 4%
Vitamin C 43.9mcg 50%
Vitamin E 2.4mg 15%
Vitamin K 34mcg 30%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 2.7mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 30%
Folate 232.1mcg 58%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 2.6mcg 10%
Chloride 51.1mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 20%
Phosphorus 275.9mg 20%
Iodine 0.8mcg 0%
Magnesium 84.1mg 20%
Zinc 1.3mg 10%
Selenium 4.8mcg 10%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.9mg 40%
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, Unsalted Corn Tortilla (stone Ground Corn, Fumaric Acid, Cellulose Gum, Potassium Sorbate, Calcium Propionate, Trace Of Lime), Summer Squash, Onion, Red Cabbage, Parsnips, Olive Oil, Lime Juice, Cilantro, Chili Powder, Cumin, Oregano, Salt.

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