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Lentil Tacos Recipe

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


Submitted by mrup99

Makes 10 servings



Tacos with lentils instead of beef

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil Tacos

1 cup finely chopped onion
2 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 fresh salsa

Recipe Directions for Lentil Tacos

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, saute the onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add the lentils, chili powder, cumin and oregano; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until the lentils are tender. Uncover; cook for 6-8 minutes or until mixture is thickened. Mash lentils slightly.

  2. 2. Stir in salsa. Spoon about 1/4 cup lentil mixture into each taco shell. Top with lettuce, tomato, cheese and sour cream.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 115.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
94
Calories from Fat
9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.0g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
293mg
12%
Potassium
304mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
15.4g
5%
Dietary Fiber
6.9g
28%
Sugars
2.0g
Protein
6.7g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 3% Iron 12%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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