Lentil Tacos Recipe

Looking for an easy Lentil Tacos recipe? Learn how to make Lentil Tacos using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by hails13

Makes 6 servings



Can use water in place of chicken broth to reduce calories.

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil Tacos

1 cup Onion, chopped
1 clove Garlic, minced
1 teaspoon Olive Oil
1 cup Dry Lentils, rinsed
1 teaspoons Chili Powder
2 teaspoon Ground Cumin
1 teaspoon Ground Oregano
2 1/2 cups Chicken broth
1 cup Salsa
12 Taco Shells
1 1/2 cups Lettuce, shredded
1 cup Tomatoes, chopped

Recipe Directions for Lentil Tacos

  1. In a large skillet sauté the onions and garlic in the oil.

  2. Add the next 5 ingredients and simmer for 30 minutes covered.

  3. Uncover and cook until the liquid reduces. About 6 minutes.

  4. Mash the lentil mixture slightly.

  5. Add the salsa and stir in. Spoon 1/4 cup intoeach shell.

  6. Top with the remaining ingredients. Serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 262.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
287
Calories from Fat
72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.0g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
616mg
26%
Potassium
650mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
42.0g
14%
Dietary Fiber
13.4g
54%
Sugars
5.4g
Protein
14.2g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 10% Iron 27%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
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