Lentil Tacos

Recipe: Lentil Tacos From: Terrence Paschal at Plant Based on a Budget

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These Lentil Tacos are a great option for those watching calories or fat content. Delicious and nutritious!


  • 1 Cup of Uncooked Lentils
  • 1/2 Small Onion, diced
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic, minced
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper, diced
  • 2 1/4 Cups of Vegetable Broth
  • 4 Teaspoons of Dried Minced Onion
  • 3 Teaspoons of Chili Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon of Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon of Cumin
  • 1/8 – 1/4 Teaspoon of Cayenne Pepper. Use more or less depending on your heat preference.
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Oregano
  • 1 Tomato, diced
  • 1 Avocado, diced
  • 1 Cup of Shredded Lettuce
  • Salsa
  • Hard Tortilla Shells


  • Mix dried minced onion, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, paprika, cumin, cayenne, and oregano in a bowl and set aside.
  • Place garlic, onion, and bell pepper in a pan. Cook for 3 – 5 minutes.
  • Add lentils and seasoning mix. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add veggie broth, and bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling, cover and lower heat. Cook for 30 minutes, or until broth is absorbed and lentils are soft but not mushy.
  • Transfer to a bowl and mash beans with a fork.
  • Scoop into tortillas and top with tomatoes, avocado, lettuce, and salsa.




Elena Poensgen
Elena Poensgen7 months ago

Thank you

Tara W.
Tara W.7 months ago

Yum, I usually use black beans in my tacos but this sounds delicious!

Fred Hoekstra
Fred Hoekstra2 years ago

Thank you PlantBasedonaBudget.com, for Sharing this!

Bryna Pizzo
Bryna Pizzo2 years ago

Thank you for the delicious recipe; I can't wait to try lentil tacos.

Anne P.
Anne P.2 years ago

Yum - I will definitely try these!

Alicia B.
Alicia B.2 years ago

I don`t like tacos.

JL A.2 years ago


Mary T.
Mary T.2 years ago

another great meal - thank you for sharing the recipe

Manuela C.
Manuela C.2 years ago


Sandra B.
Sandra B.2 years ago

sounds yummy thanks for sharing