Vegan Taco Tuesday

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Taco Tuesday has never been healthier … or tastier! A big dose of vegetable protein from lentils, quinoa and walnuts give these babies a meaty texture. Add whatever toppings you want, the more the better IMHO!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked lentils
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • ½ cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 tsp oil
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • ½ cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup corn, fresh or frozen
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ¼ cup water
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 12 corn tortillas

Topping Options

  • Salsa
  • Guacamole
  • Lime wedges
  • Cilantro
  • Pickled Jalapeno
  • Shredded cabbage
  • Vegan Cheese
  • Vegan Sour Cream

Directions

  1. Heat oil in large sauté pan over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper and cook, stirring frequently until soft, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add garlic and cook for another 30 seconds until fragrant.
  3. Add corn, cooked lentils, cooked quinoa and chopped walnuts and stir.
  4. Add chili powder, cumin and paprika and stir to coat.
  5. Add water and soy sauce. Cook, stirring frequently for about 2 minutes or until heated and not too soupy.
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  7. Heat tortillas, either over and open flame, in a dry skillet or in oil.
  8. Fill, top with your choice of toppings and serve. Olé!

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