Vegan Tacos for Cinco de Mayo


  • 1 cup diced organic onion
  • Organic oil or spray, for sautéing
  • 1 tbsp minced organic garlic
  • 2/3 cup dry organic lentils
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 1/2 tbsp organic taco seasoning
  • optional 1/2 cup roasted diced sweet potato
  • gluten-free taco shells or lettuce cups
  • optional toppings, such as salsa, avocado, cheese-style shreds, etc.


  • In a medium pot, sauté the onion (in oil or spray) over medium heat until browned.
  • Add garlic, and cook one additional minute.
  • Add all remaining ingredients (excluding optional toppings, sweet potato, and shells), and bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling, cover and lower to a simmer for 40 minutes or until lentils are soft and water is absorbed.
  • To assemble: Stir in sweet potato if using. Place about 1/4 cup lentil mixture in each shell or lettuce cup. Top as desired.

Recipe courtesy of Chocolate Covered Katie.