Lentil Taco Bowls

  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Lentils are seasoned up with southwestern spices and served up in cozy bowls with roasted veggies, tortilla strips and tahini cheese sauce to make these scrumptious vegan deconstructed taco bowls.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon ancho chile powder
    • 1 cup dried brown lentils
    • 2 cups vegetable broth
    • Salt & pepper to taste
    • 3 cups cauliflower florets (about 1 small crown)
    • 1 red bell pepper, sliced into strips
    • 1/2 medium red onion, sliced into strips
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons lime juice
    • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • 1/4 cup tahini
    • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes (optional, but recommended for cheesy flavor)
    • 2 teaspoons sriracha
    • 2 teaspoons soy sauce or tamari
    • About 1/2 cup unflavored soy or almond milk, or water
    • 6 corn tortillas, sliced into 1/2-inch wide strips
    • Olive oil mister or cooking spray
    • 4 cups shredded lettuce
    • 1 medium tomato, seeded and diced

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 311 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 20 g 30.03%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 13.48%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0.11%
    • Sodium: 621 mg 25.87%
    • Calcium: 129 mg 12.89%
    • Potassium: 326 mg 9.32%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 17.14%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 29 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 20.13%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 10.84%
    • Vitamin C 74.16%
    • Vitamin D 3.75%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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