Lentil Tacos with Avocado Cilantro Sauce

This recipe from Lentils.org has the familiar flavour and texture of tacos, but with all the plants. Our dietitians love that red lentil are packed with heart-healthy fibre, and you’ll love how quickly they cook!

To make these Lentil Tacos, you'll first saute onions and garlic in a pan until browned, then add spices and cook for another minute. You'll then add the red lentils and broth, and simmer until liquid has absorbed. Meanwhile, you'll prepare the avocado sauce by combining the ingredients in a small food processor until smooth. Once lentils have cooked, you'll assemble the tacos with lentil filling, sauce, and toppings. Yum! 

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Because you won't use the whole bunch of cilantro...
What you'll Need: 
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 onion

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 2 tsp chili powder

  • 1 tsp cumin 

  • 1/2 tsp paprika

  • 1/2 tsp oregano

  • 1/4 tsp chili flakes

  • 1 cup split red lentils 

  • 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 8 corn tortillas

  • 2 mangos

  • 1/2 red onion


  • 1 avocado

  • small bunch of cilantro

  • 12 lime

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup

  • 1/4 tsp salt


Get the full recipe and instructions from Lentils.org here.

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