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Vegetarian Lentil Tacos

Lentil Tacos
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Recipe At-A-Glance
Vegan, Gluten-Free30 minutes
These vegetarian lentil tacos make for a quick and easy weeknight meal that the whole family will love.

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Using lentils as a substitute for meat in taco filling is a classic in the Johnston household! We eat these lentils tacos almost weekly. Leave the lentils just a little bit al dente when cooking for a good texture (mushy lentils, stay away!). Make sure to load up your tacos with all your favorite taco fixings. Taco night, done right! (Also, I *highly* recommend getting taco stands—life. changing.)

Lentil Tacos

Lentil Tacos

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

These vegetarian tacos make for a quick and easy weeknight meal that the whole family will love.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 small onion, diced (about 1 cup)
  • 2/3 cup dried green lentils
  • 1 packet or batch of taco seasoning
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • Taco shells, for serving
  • Taco toppings (lettuce, tomatoes, olives, cheese, sour cream, etc.) for serving

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil over medium-high heat in a medium size saucepan. Add in the onion and sauté until just tender and fragrant, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add in the lentils, taco seasoning, and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer until the lentils are tender, and the liquid is mostly absorbed—about 15-20 minutes.
  3. Spoon the lentil mixture into taco shells, and top with desired toppings.

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Cassie is the founder and CEO of Wholefully. She's a home cook and wellness junkie with a love of all things healthy living. She lives on a small hobby farm in Southern Indiana with her husband, daughter, two dogs, two cats, and 15 chickens.

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