Tasty Lenil Tacos

 
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Total Time Makes

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 40 min. 6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon canola oil

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 1 cup dried lentils, rinsed

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 2-1/2 cups vegetable or reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 cup salsa

  • 12 taco shells

  • 1-1/2 cups shredded lettuce

  • 1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes

  • 1-1/2 cups shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

  • 6 tablespoons fat-free sour cream

Directions

  • In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; saute onion and garlic until tender. Add lentils and seasonings; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until lentils are tender, 25-30 minutes.

  • Cook, uncovered, until mixture is thickened, 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Mash lentils slightly; stir in salsa and heat through. Serve in taco shells. Top with remaining ingredients.

Nutrition Facts

2 tacos: 365 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 777mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 6g fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.