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How to Eat Vegetarian at Taco Bell

No meat? No problem.

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 close to 50 of your Taco Bell favorites made certified vegetarian - like a Black Bean Chalupa. Want even more? Our 41 vegetarian ingredients (31 of which are also vegan) can be customized more than 20 million ways - that’s enough to customize a new meal every day for more than 50,000 years!

Check out this video to see just how it works.

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’ will only be available on kiosks in restaurants beginning March 12, our menu items can still be modified to be vegetarian online at 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 23 AVA certified menu items on the Taco Bell menu - and, here:

AVA Certified Menu Options

1. 7-Layer Burrito
7-Layer Burrito

2. Bean Burrito
Bean Burrito

3. Black Bean Crunchwrap Supreme
Black Bean Crunchwrap Supreme

4. Black Bean Quesarito
Black Bean Quesarito

5. Black Beans
Black Beans

6. Black Beans and Rice
Black Beans and Rice

7. Cheese Quesadilla
Cheese Quesadilla

8. Cheesy Roll-Up
Cheesy Roll-Up

9. Cheesy Bean & Rice Burrito
Cheesy Bean & Rice Burrito

10. Spicy Tostada
Spicy Tostada

11. Triple Layer Nachos
Triple Layer Nachos

12. Hash Brown
Hash Brown

13. Cinnabon Delights 2 Pack
14. Cinnabon Delights 12 Pack
Cinnabon Delights 2 Pack

15. Mini Skillet Bowl
Mini Skillet Bowl

16. Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes
Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes

17. Spicy Potato Soft Taco
Spicy Potato Soft Taco

18. Cinnamon Twists
Cinnamon Twists

19. Chips and Cheese
20. Chips and Pico de Gallo
21. Chips and Guacamole
Chips, Nachos Cheese, Pico de Gallo and Guacamole

22. Cheesy Toasted Breakfast Burrito - Fiesta Potato
Cheesy Toasted Breakfast Burrito - Fiesta Potato

23. Cheesy Potato Loaded Griller
Cheesy Potato Loaded Griller


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