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Lentil Taco Filling

Megan Calipari
Vegan Lentil Taco Filling is flavorful and easy to make. This lentil taco "meat" uses canned lentils and plenty of spices for a fast and flavorful dinner.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 10 Tacos


  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Skillet


  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • ½ Large Red Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Large Clove of Garlic
  • 1 Can of Lentils, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoon Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 6 tablespoon Water


  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about one minute.
  • Add lentils and stir to combine.
  • Add taco seasoning and stir to combine, then immediately add water.
  • Cook for about one minute, stirring frequently until most of the water has evaporated.
  • Remove from heat and serve immediately.
Keyword Lentil Recipes, lentils, taco filling, tacos