Tasty Lenil Tacos
Total Time Makes
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 40 min. 6 Servings
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
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.
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.