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Lentil Tacos

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Dried lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomato juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Minced fresh parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chili powder 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped raisins 2 Tablespoon
  Molasses 1 Tablespoon
  Low-sodium soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Corn tortillas 8
  Shredded lettuce 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Low fat cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.

MAKING
2) In a non-stick pan, heat oil and sate onions, pepper and garlic for 10 minutes or until wilted.
3) Add the lentils, tomato juice, stock, parsley, chilli powder, raisins, molasses, soy sauce, cumin, red pepper, bay leaf and 1 cup of chopped tomatoes.
4) Cover the pan and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
5) Uncover and cook until the mixture is thick, stirring frequently,
6) Remove the pan of the heat and discard the bay leaf.
7) Heat the tortillas in the oven for 5 to 8 minutes until crisp but not browned.
8) Fill in the lentil mixture.

SERVING
9) To serve, top with the lettuce, cheese and remaining tomatoes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 523 Calories from Fat 97

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.6%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10 mg3.3%

Sodium 467.9 mg19.5%

Total Carbohydrates 87 g28.9%

Dietary Fiber 22 g87.9%

Sugars 13.4 g

Protein 25 g49.4%

Vitamin A 247.9% Vitamin C 89.7%

Calcium 27.4% Iron 48.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lentil Tacos Recipe