In the second installment of our Budget-Friendly Meals series, we’re bringing you a crowd-pleasing recipe for Lentil Tacos. Tacos are a beloved and versatile dish, and with this budget-friendly twist using lentils as a protein-packed filling, you won’t even miss the meat. These flavorful and wallet-friendly tacos are perfect for those looking to save money without compromising on taste. Let’s dive into this delicious recipe and discover how lentils can transform your taco game!
- Heat some olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, and add diced onion and minced garlic. Let them become fragrant and take on a golden brown color.
- Add lentils (cook it before using) and spices (chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper). Stir well to combine and cook for a few minutes to heat through.
- Warm the taco shells or tortillas as per package instructions.
- Fill each taco shell or tortilla with the lentil mixture and add your desired toppings.
- Serve the lentil tacos as a flavorful and budget-friendly alternative to traditional meat tacos.
- 1 cup lentils
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 small onion
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Taco shells or tortillas
We hope you enjoyed this budget-friendly recipe for Lentil Tacos. It’s a fantastic alternative to traditional meat tacos that doesn’t sacrifice flavor or your budget. Stay tuned for more wallet-friendly recipes in our Budget-Friendly Meals series, where we’ll continue to explore affordable and delicious dishes that will make your taste buds sing.