Lentils are a quick cooking legume that tend to take on the flavor of whatever they are cooked with, making them a healthy and satisfying replacement for meat.
Healthy Lentil Tacos
These healthy and flavorful lentil tacos are great for an easy meatless meal.
- 1 cup lentils
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 Tbsp chili powder
- 2 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp oregano
- 2 ½ cups chicken broth
- 1 cup salsa
- Oil as needed
- 12 flour tortillas
- Shredded lettuce
- Diced tomatoes
- Shredded cheese
- Rinse the lentils and drain; set aside.
- In a large skillet, sauté the onion and garlic together until tender. Add the lentils, chili powder, cumin, and oregano; stir together for a minute. Add the broth and bring to a boil.
- Reduce the heat, and cover and simmer for about 30 minutes or until lentils are tender.
- Stir in the salsa before serving with lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese.
1 Tbsp each of lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese used in nutrition calculation.
Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 555mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Net Carbs: 22g