Black Bean Lentil Tacos

Tacos are delish all year long. This recipe gives tacos a little kick and will leave you feeling satisfied. Special thanks to The Garden Grazer for the recipe!


  • 1 cup dry brown lentils (about 3 cups cooked)

  • 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 small onion, diced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3/4 tsp. cumin

  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder

  • 1/3 cup salsa

  • 2/3 cup vegetable broth, more if needed

  • Tortillas (I used corn)

  • Salt to taste

  • Toppings of choice: tomato, lettuce, corn, cheese, salsa, guacamole, cilantro, etc.


  1. Cook lentils according to package directions and drain.

  2. In a large skillet over med-high heat, sauté onion for about 7 minutes. Add garlic, cumin, chili powder, salt. Heat for 2 minutes.

  3. Reduce heat. Add lentils and black beans. Mash mixture and stir to combine.

  4. Add salsa and vegetable broth. Stir, then heat for about 5 minutes. Add more vegetable broth as necessary to keep it a creamy, moist consistency. Tweak seasonings if needed.

  5. Spoon into a tortilla with toppings of your choice.


Become a patron of Funky Feminist for as little as $1!