Main Dishes

Lentil Tacos

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A deliciously healthy, meat-free meal! These tacos quickly became a family favorite, even though lentils were completely foreign to us! This lentil taco mixture also freezes nicely, so make a double batch, and freeze some for another date (saves you some precious time!).

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2 TBL olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 cup lentils
1 tsp-1 TBLS chili powder
1 tsp cumin
2 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
1 cup salsa

Optional taco ingredients:
flour or corn tortilla shells
sour cream
cheese
hot sauce
shredded lettuce
diced green bell peppers
black beans
In a medium pot, add oil, onion, and garlic (you can use garlic and onion powders if you don't have them fresh). Saute until onions are tender. Add in lentils and chili powder (adjust the amount of chili...
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Nutritions

Calories
415

Sodium
390mg
16% DV

Fat
16g
25% DV

Protein
34g
68% DV

Carbs
29g
10% DV

Fiber
14g
57% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV