Tasty Lentil Tacos

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This fun taco dish is both healthy and delicious. It will be a hit with the entire family! Serve with your favorite taco fillings, such as sour cream, chopped tomatoes, shredded lettuce, and Cheddar cheese.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon canola oil

  • cup finely chopped onion

  • 1 small clove garlic, minced

  • cup dried lentils, rinsed

  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning, or to taste

  • 1 ⅔ cups chicken broth

  • cup salsa

  • 12 taco shells

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until tender, about 5 minutes. Mix lentils and taco seasoning into onion mixture; cook and stir for 1 minute.

  2. Pour chicken broth into skillet and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover the skillet, and simmer until lentils are tender, 25 to 30 minutes.

  3. Uncover the skillet and cook until mixture is slightly thickened, 6 to 8 minutes. Mash lentils slightly; stir in salsa.

  4. Serve about 1/4 cup lentil mixture in each taco shell.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

304 Calories
10g Fat
44g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 304
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 714mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 9g 33%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 67mg 5%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 412mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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