Lentil Tacos

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 cup dry lentils, rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken or beef broth
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 12 hard taco shells

Instructions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, sauté the onion and garlic in oil until tender.
  2. Add the lentils, chili powder, cumin and oregano; cook and stir for 1 minute.
  3. Add broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
  4. Uncover; cook for 6-8 minutes or until mixture is thickened. Stir in salsa.
  5. Meanwhile, just before serving, heat the taco shells.
  6. Spoon about 1/4 cup into each taco shell and top with your favorite taco fixings.