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Vegan Tacos

How to make quick, tasty, and super healthy vegan tacos for lunch or dinner..

Recipe from Chocolate Covered Katie (chocolatecoveredkatie.com)

Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Yield 12 - 14 tacos


  • 1 cup diced onion
  • oil or spray, for sautéing
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2/3 cup dry lentils
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 1/2 tbsp taco seasoning, or one batch of the homemade taco seasoning below
  • optional 1/2 cup roasted diced sweet potato
  • taco shells or lettuce cups
  • optional toppings, such as salsa, avocado, cheese-style shreds, etc.


  • *If you want to make your own taco seasoning, simply combine all of the following: 1 tbsp chili powder, 1 tsp each of ground cumin, salt, and onion powder, 1/2 tsp each of garlic powder, paprika, black pepper, and oregano, and optional 1/2 tsp cocoa powder.
    In a medium pot, sauté the onion (in oil or spray) over medium heat until browned. Add garlic, and cook one additional minute. Add all remaining ingredients (excluding optional toppings, sweet potato, and shells), and bring to a boil. Once boiling, cover and lower to a simmer for 40 minutes or until lentils are soft and water is absorbed. To assemble: Stir in sweet potato if using. Place about 1/4 cup lentil mixture in each shell or lettuce cup. Top as desired.
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The vegan tacos are great to serve with this Black Bean Soup Recipe.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 36kcal