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rainbow chicken sausage tacos

Rainbow Chicken Sausage Tacos

These rainbow chicken sausage tacos are perfect for a quick taco night! Healthy ingredients like chicken sausage, baked potatoes fries, cauliflower, red peppers, and purple cabbage! And if you're feeling up to it, I included the recipe for easy home made cashew queso sauce!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 2 people

Equipment

  • cast iron pan or stainless steel pan
  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper or silicone baking mat

Ingredients
  

  • 4 medium sized taco shells or 2 large, 6 small
  • 2 red potatoes
  • 2 cups chopped cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon potato seasoning (¼ teaspoon garlic powder, ¼ teaspoon onion powder, ¼ teaspoon ground cumin, ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 al fresco chicken sausage link
  • 1 red pepper
  • ¼ cup purple saur kraut sub sliced purple cabbage
  • ¼ cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro

For the cashew queso sauce:

  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked 1 hour
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¾ cup water

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with either parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • Wash and slice the potatoes into match sticks. Cut the cauliflower into bite sized pieces.
  • Add the potatoes to one side of the tray, and the cauliflower to the other. Drizzle each with 1 tablespoon of avocado oil. Sprinkle the potatoes with the potato seasoning. Sprinkle the cauliflower with salt and pepper. Place in oven and set timer for 20 minutes. Bake until golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, slice the red pepper and the al fresco chicken sausage. Heat your cast iron skillet and add the pepper and chicken sausage. Cook until heated. Reduce heat to low to keep warm while you prepare your other ingredients.
  • Rinse and de-stem the cilantro.
  • To assemble the tacos: layer the potatoes, cauliflower, chicken sausage, peppers, saur kraut, salsa, cilantro, and optional queso sauce.
  • Enjoy!

For the cashew queso sauce

  • Soak your cashews in hot water for 1 hour before you blend them. This helps to soften them so they can blend into a smooth and creamy texture.
  • Add all of your ingredients into a blender or food processor. Blend for ~10 minutes or until smooth and creamy.
  • Store in a container in the fridge for up to 1 week.

Notes

This recipe serves 2 people with a big appetite! If you are serving a larger family, just double this recipe! I used medium sized taco shells. But, you can either use 1 large taco shell, or 4 small taco shells. 
I used al fresco chicken sausage in this recipe! It is pre-cooked, so all you have to do is heat it up!
Keyword chickenfaster, rainbowfood, taconight, tacorecipe
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