Wednesday June 19th 2019

Lentil Tacos

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Rating: 2.3/5 (3 votes cast)

Recipe: Lentil Tacos

Summary: This fun taco recipe will be a huge hit with everyone. Tasty and healthy too.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 cup dried lentils, rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 12 taco shells
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup chopped fresh tomato
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 6 tablespoons fat free sour cream

Instructions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, saute the onion and garlic in oil until tender.
  2. Add the lentils, chili powder, cumin and oregano; cook and stir for 1 minute.
  3. Add broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
  4. Uncover; cook for 6-8 minutes or until mixture is thickened.
  5. Mash lentils slightly.
  6. Stir in salsa. Spoon about 1/4 cup lentil mixture into each taco shell.
  7. Top with lettuce, tomato, cheese and sour cream.

Quick notes

SUBMITTED BY: Michelle Thomas

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 10 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 6

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Lentil Tacos, 2.3 out of 5 based on 3 ratings
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