Using HIBISCUS to Make a TACO! The Tacos de Jamaica

Using HIBISCUS to Make a TACO! The Tacos de Jamaica

I recently got to try Tacos de Jamaica, The Hibiscus Taco and they were delicious! Tacos de jamaica is a vegan hibiscus taco that uses the flower of the hibiscus plant to make a vegan taco meat! Its incredible how delicious the hibiscus taco meat is and how meaty the texture is!
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 20 minutes


  • 2 Cups of Dried Hibiscus Flower Cleaned and washed
  • 3 Cloves of garlic chopped
  • 1/2 cup red onion sliced
  • 2 tblsp Olive Oil
  • Corn tortillas
  • Cilantro
  • Salsa Verde
  • Coconut Cream
  • Salt and Pepper


  • Fill a large sauce pan with your cleaned hibiscus and cover with water
  • bring to a boil and let boil for 10 minutes
  • turn off heat, cover and let stand for 2 hours
  • drain well
  • heat skillet with olive oil
  • cook garlic and onion until translucent
  • add hibiscus
  • Cook for a few minutes until flower darkens and reached desired texture
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • build taco and enjoy
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