Lentil tacos

with Mexican coleslaw, avocado, sprouts and chipotle crema

40
Minutes

 

2
Servings

730
Calories/Person

 

Lentils are cooked with onions and garlic then smothered in Mexican seasoning, layered with your favorite fixings then topped with house made chipotle crema. Lentils are a nutritional powerhouse; they are packed with protein, fiber, calcium, folate and iron among many other nutrients. Start cooking!

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Ingredients

110g cabbage – prepared by Plant Prepped

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Chipotle crema – prepared by Plant Prepped

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1 tsp Mexican seasoning – prepared by Plant Prepped

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  • 1/2 cup Eston lentils

  • 6g cilantro

  • 1 red onion

  • 1 lime

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 3 garlic cloves

  • 1 avocado

  • 28g sprouts

  • 6 tortillas

Instructions

Make the lentils

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  • – Rinse the lentils under cold water a few times.

  • – Slice the onion in half, then chop 1/2 of it and 2 cloves of garlic finely. Set aside the other half of an onion. Preheat a medium sauce pan over medium heat and once hot add 1 tablespoon of oil, then add the onions and garlic. Cook for about 2 minutes then add the Mexican seasoning and 1/2 a teaspoon of cumin, stir and cook for 3 minutes more. Add the lentils, salt and 1 cup of water; cover with a lid and cook on low heat for 30-35 minutes until lentils are tender. Taste and adjust salt.

Make the slaw

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  • – Slice the remaining onion in 2 and thinly slice one half of it. Reserve the rest of the onion for future use as you do not need it for this recipe.

  • – Chop the cilantro and transfer to a bowl with the sliced onion and cabbage.

  • – In a small bowl, add the juice of 1/2 a lime, pressed garlic clove, the remaining cumin, salt and 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil. Combine with the slaw and mix well. Taste and adjust salt.

Warm the tortillas

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  • – Preheat a pan over high heat and once hot place 1 tortilla at a time. Cook for about 30 seconds on each side. Tortillas should be soft and pliable. Place the warm tortillas in a towel to keep warm.

Assemble the tacos

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  • – Slice the avocado into strips

  • – Layer each tortilla with coleslaw, lentils, slices of avocado, sprouts and top with crema. Enjoy!

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