Vegetarian Bean and Lentil Tacos

Total Time
20mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
10 mins

I am really trying to eat less meat these days. I was looking for something quick to make but without bouncing back to cooking meat. I looked around at what I had in my cupboards and fridge and came up with these. We enjoyed the way they turned out and will for sure have them again. I suspect this would make a nice tortilla filling too.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large pan over a medium heat.
  2. Add in the shredded carrots, zucchini, chopped onions and the garlic powder.
  3. Stir for a minute two before reducing the heat and letting them sweat for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the lentils, mushrooms and fajitas seasoning and cooking, stirring often, over medium heat for another five minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, put the taco shells in the oven to cook through. The ones that I buy take about 5 minutes so this can be done while the lentils and mushrooms are cooking down.
  6. Stir the refried beans into the vegetable and lentil mixture until everything is combined and the beans are just warmed through.
  7. Spoon the lentil and bean mixture into the taco shells and top with shredded cheese.
  8. Add any of the other toppings you may enjoy and eat as you would a 'normal' taco.