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Lentil-Quinoa Tacos

Simple and delicious taco filling perfect for Meatless Monday or Taco Tuesday! This recipe is super high in fiber, plant-based protein, gluten free, packed with nutrition AND flavor.
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Servings 4 -6 people


  • 1 cups lentils rinsed and drained. I like to use pretty orange lentils for this, but any lentil will do.
  • 1 cup quinoa rinsed and drained
  • 1 jar Mesa de Vida Smoky Latin inspired healthy cooking sauce
  • 3-1/2 cups broth or water
  • Salt and hot sauce to taste Our healthy cooking sauces are low in sodium, so YOU control the salt!
  • Assorted taco toppings of your choice


  • Combine the lentils, quinoa, Mesa de Vida Smoky Latin inspired healthy cooking sauce, broth/water, salt and hot sauce in a sauce pan, or large saute pan with a lid. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, then lower the heat to low and cover with a lid. Cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • If necessary uncover and cook a bit longer with the lid off, stirring constantly until you have a thick, rich mixture perfect for scooping into tacos.
  • Enjoy!