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Lentil Tacos

Meatless lentil tacos recipe seasoned with zesty tomatoes and spices for an easy “Taco Tuesday” weeknight meal.

Lentil Tacos

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Servings
4
Prep Time
40

Recipe Notes

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1 can (10 oz each) Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained
  • 1 can (8 oz each) Tomato Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup dry brown lentils, sorted, rinsed
  • 12 taco shells, heated
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese

DIRECTIONS:

STEP ONE
Combine water, undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce and seasonings in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Stir in lentils. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 35 minutes or until tender and liquid is absorbed. Serve with taco shells, lettuce and cheese.

288 calories, 36g Carbs, 14g protein

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