Healthy Vegan Loaded Nachos with Homemade Lime Tortilla Chips, Black Beans, Tofu Taco Crumble, Onion, Tomato, Jalapeno, Nacho Cheese Sauce, Cilantro, Avocado, and Pepperoncini. Oil Free and Gluten Free - by Veggie Lexi

Healthy Loaded Nachos (Vegan, Gluten Free, Oil Free):

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 1/2 block super firm pre-pressed tofu* shredded
  • 1 packet taco seasoning** vegan and oil free
  • 80 Oil Free Lime Tortilla Chips*** double the recipe
  • 1 cup canned black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 medium yellow onion diced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes quartered then halved lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup sliced green olives
  • 1 packed Tablespoon pickled jalapeno slices optional
  • 1/2 cup Nacho Cheese Sauce****
  • 1 packed Tablespoon fresh cilantro roughly chopped
  • 1/2 avocado scooped and cut into ½” pieces
  • Pepperoncini optional, as topping
  • Salt to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Preheat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add in 1/4 cup water and the contents of your taco seasoning packet, stir to combine. Immediately add in the shredded tofu, stirring to coat evenly. Water saute, adding 1 Tablespoon of water at a time as necessary, until the tofu is heated through (about 3-5 minutes).
  3. Arrange tortilla chips on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Top with black beans, seasoned tofu, and onions. Bake for 8 minutes, or until beans are heated through and onion is cooked.
  4. Top with tomatoes, olives, and jalapenos.
  5. Drizzle with nacho cheese sauce.
  6. Top with cilantro, avocado, pepperoncini, and salt.

Recipe Notes

* I used Nasoya super firm pre-pressed tofu. Other varieties may not shred well. If using extra firm tofu feel free to crumble instead.

** I used Simply Organic taco seasoning.

*** Oil Free Lime Tortilla Chips Recipe Here.

**** Nacho Cheese Sauce Recipe Here.