Mexican

Lentil and Caramelized Onion Tacos

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 10 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 473
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Lentil and Caramelized Onion Tacos
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
10 min
Servings
4
Calories
473

These tasty tacos are full of savory ingredients like lentils simmered with salsa, onions and garlic along with Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Traditional Cut. Each tortilla is packed with our hearty blend and then garnished with shredded lettuce, tomato and sliced avocado for a refreshing twist.

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup brown or green lentils
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup salsa, preferably hot or medium
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Traditional Cut, divided
  • 8 corn tortillas, warmed according to package directions*
  • 1 cup shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, seeded and diced (optional)
Directions
  1. Cook lentils according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion; saute 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Add garlic and cumin; continue to saute 2 minutes. Drain lentils; add to skillet. Stir in salsa; simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup cheese.
  3. Spoon lentil mixture into warm tortillas; top with lettuce, tomatoes, if desired, avocado and remaining 1 cup cheese.

Serving Size 4

Calories 473

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 21.90g 33%
Sat. Fat 10.40g 48%
Mono Unsat. Fat 6.60g
Poly Unsat. Fat 0.80g
Cholesterol 52mg 18%
Sodium 601mg 27%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 51g 17%
Dietary Fiber 8g 36%
Sugars 0g
Protein 21g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 108RE
Vitamin C 7mg 12%
Calcium 423mg 51%
Iron 4mg 17%