Easy Lentil and Brown Rice Taco Filling

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 98.4
  • Total Fat: 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 507.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 4.3 g

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Submitted by: NORTHWOODSLUNA

Introduction

Use as regular taco filling or burrito filling, or in place of meat in a taco salad. Use as regular taco filling or burrito filling, or in place of meat in a taco salad.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    3/4 cup dry lentils (brown ones)
    3/4 cup dry brown rice
    4 cups water (I HAD TO ADD MORE WATER WHILE IT COOKED)
    4 beef bouillon cubes (or chicken, vegetable)
    (I USED SOUP BASE INSTEAD OF THE CUBES 1 1/2 tablespoons of the soup base)
    4 teaspoons chili powder
    1 teaspoon cumin
    2 teaspoons onion powder
    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

Makes about 8 servings about 1/2 cup each.

Dump everything in a medium pot and boil. Turn down the heat to a little lower than medium and cook covered for 45 to 60 minutes until lentils and rice are both cooked I usually stir every 5-6 minutes, but you probably don't need to once the spices are mixed! Check to see if you need to add more water while cooking.

Use just like regular taco filling.


Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NORTHWOODSLUNA.





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