Meatless Monday: Sprouted Lentil Tacos

This recipe is courtesy of Kathy Cox, Owner of The Little Mustard Seed Café and Shoppe in New Baltimore.

Sprouted Lentil Tacos (4 servings)

1 cup dried sprouted lentils
3 cups water
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon black pepper

Taco Toppings:
hard and soft shells

  1. Cook Lentils:  Add the 1 cup dried lentils to 3 cups boiling water.  Reduce the heat to simmer and cook for 4 minutes.  Remove from heat and cover. Let stand for 2 minutes.  Drain any remaining water off.
  2. While the lentils are cooking make your taco seasoning by combining all ingredients in a bowl.
  3. When lentils are done. Add as much seasoning, to taste, as desired along with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  4. Assemble tacos using soft or hard shells and any taco fillings.
  5. Enjoy!

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