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Slow Cooker Lentil Tacos

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 20 mins
  • Yield: 8 cups 1x

Description

The vegetarian equivalent to salsa chicken, these flavorful lentil are easy to throw together and versatile enough to use in tacos, burritos, grain bowls, or in a dip!


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Ingredients

  • 1 red bell pepper, small diced
  • 1 medium onion, small diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups dried brown lentils
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 48 oz vegetable broth
  • tortillas
  • romaine lettuce shreds
  • guacamole
  • jalapenos

Instructions

  1. Layer ingredients in slow cooker in the order listed. Mix well.
  2. Set slow cooker on low for 7-8 hours (or high for 4). Stir once halfway through the time if you are nearby (but not necessary).
  3. Serve in tacos, burritos, brown rice bowls, or just by themselves! Top with favorite Mexican toppings. I prefer guacamole, lettuce shreds, and jalapenos.
  4. Enjoy!