Delish Lentil Tacos

March 08, 2022


  • (1) tsp, oil or butter
  • (1) garlic clove, minced or 1/4 tsp of garlic powder
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • (1) cup lentils, rinsed 
  • (2) cups of chicken broth or 2 chicken bouillon cubes and 2 cups of water
  • (1) Tbsp taco seasoning – see below for homemade seasoning 
  • (10) taco shells 
  • Optional Toppings: beans, rice, lettuce, cheese, cilantro, sour cream, etc. 


  1. In a small pot, cook and stir onion and garlic until onion is translucent in color. Add the lentils and taco seasoning, stir for one minute.
  2. Add chicken broth to the mixture, bring to boil. Once boiling, reduce heat, cover and simmer until lentils are tender, 25-30 min.
  3. Remove the cover, cook for 5 min or until mixture is thickened. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve with taco shells and optional toppings. 

Taco Seasoning: 1 Tbsp chili powder, 1/4 tsp onion powder, 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes, 1/4 tsp oregano, 1/2 paprika, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp pepper.

Recipe inspiration from: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/222610/tasty-lentil-tacos/