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Lentil Taco Filling
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Course: Mains & Sides
Servings: 2 cups
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup hopped onion
  • 1/2 cup cup chopped bell pepper any color
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder or 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/2 cup dried lentils rinsed
  • 4 1/2 tsp hili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp dried cilantro or oregano optional
  • 1 1/4 cups broth any flavor
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, sauté the onion, bell pepper and garlic in oil until tender, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add the lentils, chili powder, cumin and cilantro/oregano (if using). Cook and stir for 1 minute.
  3. Add broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until the lentils are tender, 20 to 30 minutes for brown lentils, Add water if necessary to keep the lentils just covered with liquid.
  4. Uncover; cook until mixture thickens and most of the water is gone, 5 to 10 minutes.
  5. Use for tacos, wraps or salad.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
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