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Lentil Walnut Tacos with Avocado Lime Sauce




Ingredients:

1 cup cooked lentils

1/2 cup walnuts, chopped

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 small onion, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon chili powder

Salt and pepper, to taste

8 small taco shells or tortillas

1 cup shredded lettuce

1/2 cup diced tomatoes


Avocado Lime Sauce:

1 ripe avocado

Juice of 1 lime

1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Salt and pepper, to taste


Instructions:

  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté until translucent.

  2. Add the cooked lentils, walnuts, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper to the skillet. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. To prepare the sauce, blend the avocado, lime juice, cilantro, salt, and pepper in a food processor or blender until smooth.

  4. Warm the taco shells or tortillas according to the package instructions.

  5. Assemble the tacos by filling each shell with the lentil walnut mixture, shredded lettuce, and diced tomatoes. Drizzle with the avocado lime sauce.


Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition facts per serving: 380 calories, 40g carbohydrates, 18g fat, 16g protein


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