Lentil Tacos With Avocado Sour Cream

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by GertieGirl

This recipe started out as an ooops... and ended as a new and wonderful dish! Even my husband, a bona fide meat eater loved it! It is vegetarian, but adapted easily to vegan. Please don't let the long list of ingredients scare you... it's an easy recipe! Cooking times are an estimate.. I don't usually pay attention to the time.

Top Review by MamaJ

This is a terrific recipe. I made these for dinner last night for a friend and she and my husband both loved them. Like another reviewer, I used the spinach uncooked and added jack cheese and fresh tomatoes. This is a great recipe for vegetarians or meat eaters--they are so filling and delicious you don't miss the meat at all. The avocado sour cream is delicious and really takes these tacos over the top. I would highly recommend this recipe. Thanks for posting GertieGirl!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place lentils, bell pepper, onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin, lemon juice, peanuts, and water in a saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil, lower to a simmer and cook covered until lentils are soft, approximately 1 1/2 hours.
  3. Drain any excess water and cool for at least 15 minutes.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Add egg, mustard, chili powder, flour, oregano and parsley.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Heat 1 Tbs olive oil in a nonstick pan.
  8. Saute half of the mixture over medium heat until browned.
  9. Drain on paper towel.
  10. Repeat with 1 Tbs olive oil and other half of mixture.
  11. Meanwhile, mix sour cream, lime juice, garlic, avocado, and salt in a bowl.
  12. Spread some avocado sour cream on a tortilla.
  13. spoon in some lentil mixture.
  14. Top with the rapini or spinach.
  15. Enjoy!

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