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!

Ingredients:

  • 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

Directions:

  • 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.

 


 

45 comments

Elena Poensgen
Elena Poensgenabout a year ago

Thank you

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Tara W.
Tara Wabout a year ago

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

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Fred Hoekstra
Fred H3 years ago

Thank you PlantBasedonaBudget.com, for Sharing this!

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Bryna Pizzo
Bryna Pizzo3 years ago

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

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Anne P.
AnneAWAY P3 years ago

Yum - I will definitely try these!

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Alicia B.
Alicia B3 years ago

I don`t like tacos.

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JL A.
JL A3 years ago

yum

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Mary T.
Mary T3 years ago

another great meal - thank you for sharing the recipe

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Manuela C.
Manuela C3 years ago

Yum!

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Sandra B.
.3 years ago

sounds yummy thanks for sharing

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