Lentil Tacos

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by elmow Mow

I developed this recipe when raising four children on a limited budget. My family likes this better than meat tacos. It has been a hit with guests as well. Anyone who likes lentils will enjoy this variation.

Top Review by ladypit

This is a tough one for me to rate. I thought they were kind of bland, but there is not a lot of direction about how much taco seasoning to use. Next time I'll up it. That said, my kids devoured these and asked for more. And whenever I can get good healthy food into them without complaining, well that makes me happy! I never could get them to mash like refried beans, but we liked the texture with a little bite. I fed four people well tonight and froze the rest for another meal. We're thinking lentil taco salads next time! Thanks for a good budget friendly one to try!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook lentils with the garlic and minced onions, according to package directions until they are the consistency of refried beans.
  2. I use less water and add as I need it so I do not have to drain any water.
  3. Add packaged taco seasoning or fresh salsa and salt and pepper.
  4. The consistency should be thick.
  5. Warm tortillas.
  6. Add a spoon of lentil mixture, and your favorite garnishes.
  7. Serve and enjoy.
  8. I like to do a taco bar and let everyone make their own.

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