Tasty Lentil Tacos Recipe

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


Submitted by smgalert

Makes 4 servings



I found this recipe on allrecipes.com, submitted here with my modifications. So yummy, you won't miss the meat! Note: One serving is two tacos, the optional cheese (see below) is *not* calculated in the nutritional analysis of this recipe.

Recipe Ingredients for Tasty Lentil Tacos

2/3 cup onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
3/4 tsp canola oil
2/3 cup green lentils, rinsed
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
3/4 tsp dried oregano
1 cups chicken broth
6 oz salsa
1 avocado, raw
1 cup lettuce, shredded
2/3 cup tomato, chopped
2 oz light sour cream
8 corn tortillas

Recipe Directions for Tasty Lentil Tacos

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, saute the onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add the lentils, and dry seasonings; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for about 40 minutes or until the lentils are tender. Uncover; cook for 5 minutes or until mixture is thickened. Mash lentil mixture slightly.

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

  3. If desired, add 1 oz cheddar cheese to each taco.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 345.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
438
Calories from Fat
111
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.3g
19%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
449mg
19%
Potassium
856mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
68.0g
23%
Dietary Fiber
21.3g
85%
Sugars
9.3g
Protein
16.6g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 8% Iron 22%
* 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
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
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