Lentil Tacos

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 31 mins
Total Time 41 mins
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup onions finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa your favorite
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 cups tomatoes chopped
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 325 F degrees.
  • In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onions, celery and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes. Stir in the lentils, chili powder, and cumin. Cook for 1 minute. Add broth, cover and cook for 15 minutes or till lentils are tender.
  • Remove the lids and cook about 10 minutes longer, stirring often till the lentils are thickened. Stir in the salsa.
  • Wrap the tortillas in foil and heat in oven for 5 minutes. Divide the lentil mixture among the tortillas and top with lettuce, cheese, tomatoes and sour cream.
  • Per Serving: 478 Calories; 21g Fat; 24g Protein; 51g Carbohydrate; 15g Dietary Fiber; 44mg Cholesterol; 1135mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 1/2 Grain (Starch); 2 Lean Meat; 2 Vegetable; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 3 1/2 Fat.

Notes

Per Serving: 478 Calories; 21g Fat; 24g Protein; 51g Carbohydrate; 15g Dietary Fiber; 44mg Cholesterol; 1135mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 2 1/2 Grain (Starch); 2 Lean Meat; 2 Vegetable; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 3 1/2 Fat.
SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve with a big green salad and some baby carrots for the table.
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