Tasty Lentil Tacos

“When my husband’s cholesterol numbers rose, I quickly lowered the fat in our family’s diet. Finding dishes that were healthy for him and yummy for our five children was a challenge, but this fun taco recipe was a huge hit with everyone.” —Michelle Thomas, Bangor, Maine

Tasty Lentil TacosPhoto: Taste of Home
Tasty Lentil Tacos
Tasty Lentil Tacos
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
6servings 15minutes 40minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 15minutes
Cook Time
40minutes
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; saute onion and garlic until tender. Add lentils and seasonings; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until lentils are tender, 25-30 minutes.
  2. Cook, uncovered, until mixture is thickened, 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Mash lentils slightly; stir in salsa and heat through. Serve in taco shells. Top with remaining ingredients.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
2 tacos: 365 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 777mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 6g fibre), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.