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Lentil Tacos

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  Onions 1 Cup (16 tbs), minced
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), minced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Red lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Defatted chicken stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Raisins 2 Tablespoon
  Salsa 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Mild Or Spicy)
  Tortillas 8
  Lettuce 14 , shredded
  Tomatoes 2 , chopped

1) Place a large frying pan over moderate heat and sauté the onions, garlic and celery in the oil for 5 minutes.
2) Add the chilli powder, lentils, cumin and oregano and stir well.
3) Cook the mixture for about 1 minute and then add the raisin and stock.
4) Cover the pan and cook for about 20 minutes or till the lentils are tender.
5) Take the lid off the pan and continue cooking, often stirring, till the lentils are thick. This usually takes about 10 minutes.
6) Add the salsa and stir well.
7) In a damp paper towel, wrap the tortillas and microwave on high for about 1 minute to soften the tortillas.
8) Among the tortillas, divide the lentil mixture. Top with the tomatoes and lettuce.

9) Serve right away.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 319 Calories from Fat 44

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.4%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 518.7 mg21.6%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g18.8%

Dietary Fiber 19 g76%

Sugars 13.2 g

Protein 18 g35.8%

Vitamin A 884.8% Vitamin C 214.4%

Calcium 27.8% Iron 43.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lentil Tacos Recipe