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The Best Lentil Tacos

What you need: 

1 cup onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 cup dry lentils
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1 cup salsa
12 taco shells or small tortillas
1 1/2 cups lettuce, shredded
1 cup tomato, chopped
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) vegan cheddar cheese, shredded

What you do: 

1. In a large nonstick skillet, sauté the onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add the lentils, chili powder, cumin and oregano; cook and stir for 1 minute.
2. Add broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
3. Uncover, cook for 6-8 minutes or until mixture is thickened. Mash lentils slightly. Stir in salsa.
4. Spoon about 1/4 cup into each taco shell or tortilla. Top with lettuce, tomato, and cheese. Enjoy!
Source of recipe: I got this recipe from a friend and it is one of my favorites!

Preparation Time: 
40 minutes
Cooking Time: 
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