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Vegan Lentil Cauliflower Tacos -- A simple and healthy plant-based recipe full of fiber, protein, veggies, and flavor! All made in one skillet in under 30 minutes! | @sinfulnutrition #sinfulnutrition #CauliflowerTacoRecipe #VeganTacos

Lentil Cauliflower Tacos {Vegan, GF}


  • Author: Sinful Nutrition
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 25 min
  • Yield: 8 tacos 1x

Description

A simple and healthy plant-based recipe full of fiber, protein, veggies, and flavor! All made in one skillet in under 30 minutes!


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Ingredients

  • 1 small head cauliflower, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup + 1 cup water
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 cup cooked lentils
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • tortillas, diced avocado, cilantro, green onions, etc.

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add chopped cauliflower, and cook until lightly browned ~ 5 minutes.
  3. Add 1/4 cup water, cover, and cook until cauliflower is softened ~ 5 minutes.
  4. Add garlic, and cook another 30 seconds. Remove from heat.
  5. Transfer lentils and cauliflower to bowl of a food processor. Pulse 3-4 times, until mixture is chopped.
  6. Move back to skillet, and heat over low.
  7. Add spices, and cook 30 seconds.
  8. Add tomato paste and 1 cup of water, and stir until mixture is thoroughly combined.
  9. Transfer mixture to tortillas, and top with desired additions.

Notes

  • Use canned lentils so they are already cooked and ready to go. Just drain and rinse before using.
  • This filling can be a salad topping, omelet filling, or even wrapped in a burrito as well.
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: Vegan, Gluten Free, Taco, Lentil, Cauliflower, Dinner, Main Dish, Entree, Vegetarian