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Vegan Lentil Tacos
Course Main Course

Easy Lentil Tacos

By: Elysia
Servings 12 tacos
These vegan lentil tacos are super easy to prepare and you don't even miss the meat! The perfect way to add more plant-based meals into your weekly menu! {vegan & gluten-free}
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins


  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 cup dry green lentils can also sub in black or brown
  • 2 1/2 cups no salt-added vegetable broth
  • 1 cup salsa
  • Salt to taste I used a little more than 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 12 taco shells or corn tortillas


  • Heat oil in medium-sized saucepan over medium high heat. Cook onion and garlic until tender, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the spices, lentils, and broth to the pan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20-25 minutes until lentils are cooked and liquid has fully absorbed.
  • Add salsa and stir. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Distribute lentil mixture among 12 taco shells or corn tortillas. Garnish with desired toppings.


Calories: 135kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 6gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 401mgPotassium: 300mgFiber: 7gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 799IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 49mgIron: 2mg
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