Lentil Tacos

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Testing some Meatless Monday recipes? This one is a great alternative to popular beef tacos.

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Directions

Makes: 1 servings
Step 1
Saute onion and garlic in olive oil until tender.
Ingredients:
1 small Onion, finely chopped
1 teaspoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 teaspoon Minced Garlic
Step 2
Add the lentils and spices; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add chicken broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until the lentils are tender (depending on the lentils you use, this could take longer - some may choose to soak their lentils in water for a few hours before making this recipe. I used red lentils and the time was fine for me). Uncover and cook for a few more minutes until the mixture is thickened. Mash lentils slightly.
Ingredients:
1 cup Dried Lentils, rinsed
1 tablespoon Chili Powder
2 teaspoons Cumin
1 teaspoon Oregano
2 12 cups Chicken Broth
Step 3
Serve on bed of lettuce for taco salad, wrapped into a tortilla or on taco shells with toppings as desired.
Ingredients:
Guacamole, optional
Plain Greek Yogurt, optional
Cheese, optional
Salsa, optional
Taco Shells, optional
whole wheat tortillas, optional
Tomato, chopped, optional
Lettuce, optional

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