Walnut Veggie Tacos

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“I found this at www.walnuts.org whilst searching for new and interesting uses for walnuts. I can't wait to give it a try!! They also suggest that this mixture makes a great taco salad.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (14 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained (or 1-1/2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes)
  • 2 cups zucchini, diced
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix (half of a 1.35-oz. packet )
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 34 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 34 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 6 taco shells (or 6 flour or corn tortillas)


  1. Heat tomatoes and zucchini in a wide skillet. Bring to a simmer and cook uncovered 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in taco seasoning, 2 tablespoons water, black beans and corn.
  3. Cover and simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in walnuts. Let stand 1-2 minutes for sauce to thicken.
  5. Serve in taco shells or soft tortillas with choice of condiments like lettuce, cheese, sour cream, or avocado slices.

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