Can't decide between cheeseburgers or tacos for dinner? Why not have both?
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Serves: 4
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Author: I Quit Sugar Blog (Guest Contributor: Georgia Bellas)


  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Walnut No-Meat Balls
  • 2 cups cos lettuce shredded
  • 1 tomato diced
  • 1/2 red onion finely sliced
  • 50 g cheddar cheese grated
  • 4 corn tortillas


  • Heat olive oil in a frying pan over a medium heat.
  • Add in the Walnut No-Meat Balls and cook for 5 minutes, tossing regularly until cooked through.
  • To assemble your tacos, top tortillas with warm meatballs (two per tortilla), lettuce, tomato, onion and cheese.
  • If you want your cheese to be more melty and gooey, place under the grill for 5 minutes.


Grab the recipe for our Walnut No-Meat Balls here.
Vegan/dairy-free option: Replace Cheddar cheese with a sprinkling of nutritional yeast flakes or a vegan cheese alternative of your choice.
Nutrition Facts
5-Minute Cheeseburger Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 537 Calories from Fat 387
% Daily Value*
Fat 43g66%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 93mg4%
Potassium 212mg6%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 2428IU49%
Vitamin B3 1mg5%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Vitamin K 27µg26%
Calcium 125mg13%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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