How to Eat Vegetarian at Taco Bell
At Taco Bell, vegetarian options are not an afterthought. Yeah, we’ve got Beefy 5-Layer Burritos and the classic Crunchy Taco, but we also have a ton of craveable vegetarian options. If this vegetarian stuff is a surprise to you… “Welcome.” We’ve actually got years in our pocket making a mean Bean Burrito, and our in-restaurant menu has over 20 easy-to-spot certified vegetarian options. How easy are these items to spot exactly? Glad you asked. It’s as easy as a click of a button.
Introducing Veggie Mode. Now with just a tap of a button on our in-restaurant kiosks, nearly the entire Taco Bell menu goes into full Veggie Mode, revealing 25 of your Taco Bell favorites made certified vegetarian - like a Black Bean Chalupa. Want even more? With 34 vegetarian ingredients (24 of which are also vegan), you can make almost 1 million unique vegetarian combinations! Featuring one of two plant-based proteins (black beans or refried beans) and more than 15 toppings and sauces, the vegetarian options are endless.
And yes, ---all these ingredients and vegetarian menu items are American Vegetarian Association (AVA) certified. AVA certified Taco Bell vegetarian items are lacto-ovo, allowing the consumption of dairy and eggs but not any animal by-products.
While ‘Veggie Mode’ is only available on kiosks in restaurants, many of our menu items can still be modified to be vegetarian online at Ta.co or through the Taco Bell mobile app with our ‘Make it Vegetarian’ button. And whether you’re in the drive-thru or ordering at the counter in-restaurant you’ll see our 15 AVA certified menu items on the Taco Bell menu - and, here:
AVA Certified Menu Options
1. Bean Burrito
2. Black Bean Crunchwrap Supreme
3. Black Bean Quesarito only available on ta.co, Taco Bell app, or kiosk.
4. Black Beans
5. Black Beans and Rice
6. Cheese Quesadilla
7. Cheesy Roll-Up
8. Cheesy Bean & Rice Burrito
9. Hash Brown
10. Cinnabon Delights 2 Pack
11. Cinnabon Delights 12 Pack
12. Cinnamon Twists
13. Chips and Nacho Cheese Sauce