Lentil Tacos

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Serving Size: 
1/4 cup
Serves: 
6
Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup lentils
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 packet taco seasoning mix (or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, and 1 Tablespoon chili powder)
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 6 tortilla shells
Instructions: 
  1. Wash lentils and sort. Throw away any lentils that should not be eaten.
  2. Combine water, lentils, and seasoning in saucepan. Stir to mix.
  3. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and lentils are tender. Add more water if needed.
  4. Stir in tomato sauce and heat a minute or two until heated all the way through.
  5. Spread on tortilla shells and roll tortilla shells. Serve hot or cold.
Substitutions/Additions:
  • If lentils are not available, use canned black beans, kidney beans, or pinto beans.
  • Add onion, green pepper, lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, olives, etc., as desired.
     
Tips: 
  • Dish can be served with tortilla chips, as a taco or green pepper filling, or with rice.
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