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Mexican Lentil Tacos

by | Mar 30, 2020 | Food & Recipes

AuthorSara EirewCategoryDifficultyBeginner

This is one of my family favourite recipe with lentils. It's healthy vegan meal that taste so good and also filling.
I like to serve it soft or hard tortilla, guacamole, tomatoes and parsley or lettuce

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time1 hr

 2 tsp Oil
 1 Thinly sliced ​​onion
 2 Crushed garlic cloves
 2 ½ cups Cooked brown lentils
 3 tbsp Tomato paste
 2 tbsp Spicy chili sauce (optional)
 2 tbsp Chili powder
 1 tsp Cumin
 ½ tsp Ground coriander
 1 tsp Dried oregano
 ½ tsp Salt

1

In a small bowl, mix spices: 2 tablespoons chili powder, 1 teaspoon minced cumin, half teaspoon ground coriander, half teaspoon dried oregano and half teaspoon salt.

2

Heat a non-stick frying pan, fry the onion with the oil for 2 minutes then add the garlic. Half a minute later, add the ground spice bowl and stir.

3

Remove to medium heat, add the lentils and a tablespoon of water. If still very dry you can add another tablespoon

4

Add the tomato paste and the spicy sauce (optional) and start mixing and mashing the lentils.

5

Add the mixed spices. Cook for about 5 minutes and if needed - (add some water if needed!)

Ingredients

 2 tsp Oil
 1 Thinly sliced ​​onion
 2 Crushed garlic cloves
 2 ½ cups Cooked brown lentils
 3 tbsp Tomato paste
 2 tbsp Spicy chili sauce (optional)
 2 tbsp Chili powder
 1 tsp Cumin
 ½ tsp Ground coriander
 1 tsp Dried oregano
 ½ tsp Salt

Directions

1

In a small bowl, mix spices: 2 tablespoons chili powder, 1 teaspoon minced cumin, half teaspoon ground coriander, half teaspoon dried oregano and half teaspoon salt.

2

Heat a non-stick frying pan, fry the onion with the oil for 2 minutes then add the garlic. Half a minute later, add the ground spice bowl and stir.

3

Remove to medium heat, add the lentils and a tablespoon of water. If still very dry you can add another tablespoon

4

Add the tomato paste and the spicy sauce (optional) and start mixing and mashing the lentils.

5

Add the mixed spices. Cook for about 5 minutes and if needed - (add some water if needed!)

Mexican lentil tacos