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    Lentil Burritos

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    15 mins

    25 mins

    tgobbi's Note:

    A lentil burrito that can be eaten hot or cold. From the Chicago Tribune: 11/13/90. (I'm guessing on the prep time but it should'nt take much more than 15 - 20 minutes). It can be made with vegetable stock for vegetarians.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Garnish

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Wash& drain lentils.
    2. 2
      Bring to a boil with stock; cover, simmer until just tender, about 20 min.
    3. 3
      Drain if necessary.
    4. 4
      Heat oil on medium heat.
    5. 5
      Cook onion, garlic, zucchini, pepper to tender crisp.
    6. 6
      Stir in lentils, hot sauce,& taco sauce.
    7. 7
      Adjust seasonings.
    8. 8
      Stir in cheese.
    9. 9
      Spoon 1/2 C of mixture down center of each tortilla.
    10. 10
      Roll up (Can assemble ahead& reheat rolled in dampened paper towels in microwave).
    11. 11
      Can be eaten hot or cold.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 05, 2014

      55

      We love these and make exactly as written but without hot sauce so it's a kid friendly meal. We think best combo is equal mixture of red and green lentils (half and half). Easy to make ahead and then reheat when ready to melt cheese.

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    • on September 12, 2009

      55

      I just made this recipe for the 2nd time and I LOVE it! So much flavor, easy to make and freezes really well. Super healthy too! Thank you! I used whole wheat tortillas but the rest was the same.

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    • on September 07, 2009

      55

      Our first lentil experience. My husband is not too quick to try new things but loved the lentils. Initially I just told him it was a "new" bean burrito recipe. He thought they tasted "nutty" and liked the texture. I used all veggies from garden and instead of taco sauce used a cup of fresh homemade salsa that I made yesterday. I am sure in the winter, taco sauce will add a different twist and great flavor too. Cannot wait to try other lentil recipes too!

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    Nutritional Facts for Lentil Burritos

    Serving Size: 1 (285 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 591.5
     
    Calories from Fat 175
    29%
    Total Fat 19.5 g
    30%
    Saturated Fat 7.8 g
    39%
    Cholesterol 30.3 mg
    10%
    Sodium 1149.5 mg
    47%
    Total Carbohydrate 74.5 g
    24%
    Dietary Fiber 18.1 g
    72%
    Sugars 10.4 g
    41%
    Protein 29.5 g
    59%

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