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Jerk Lentil Tacos With Guacamole Recipe

This is an easy vegan lentil taco recipe that shows you how to make tacos in the comfort of your own home. Whether you use a Ninja Foodi, Instant Pot or pressure cooker, this jerk lentil fillings with guacamole is a quick, delicious and healthy dinner. Make these yummy, messy, crunchy jerk lentil tacos in less than 30 minutes. 

How To Make Jerk Lentil Tacos With Guacamole


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Jerk Lentil Tacos With Guacamole Recipe

Jerk Lentil Tacos With Guacamole Recipe


  • Author: Vinna Best
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 25 Minutes
  • Yield: 2 People 1x

Description

This is an easy vegan lentil taco recipe that shows you how to make tacos in the comfort of your own home. Whether you use a Ninja Foodi, Instant Pot or pressure cooker, this jerk lentil fillings with guacamole is a quick, delicious and healthy dinner. Make these yummy, messy, crunchy tacos are less than 30 minutes. 


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Ingredients

  • 612 taco shells (warmed in the air fryer or oven)

Jerk Lentils Ingredients

  • 2 cups of dried brown lentils 
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoon all-purpose seasoning
  • 2 tablespoon of dry jerk seasoning
  • 2 ½ tablespoon of cajun seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon of paprika seasoning
  • 500ml vegetable broth
  • 25 branches of thyme
  • Salt to your taste

Taco Salad Ingredients

  • 2 Avocados
  • ½ lime
  • ½ red onion, diced
  • 24 baby tomatoes, chopped
  • 25 branches of thyme
  • 1/4 lettuce, chopped
  • Salt to your taste

Instructions

  • On medium heat add two tablespoons of oil and saute the onions and garlic in a pot until translucent, about 3-4 minutes. 
  • Wash and add the brown lentils to the pot.
  • Stir in the following seasonings to the pot: garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, all-purpose seasoning, jerk seasoning and cajun seasoning. 
  • Add the salt to your taste, chopped tomatoes, vegetable broth and thyme. Mix thoroughly.
  • Cover the pressure cooker pot and set the timer to 10 minutes on high heat. 
  • Once cooked, remove the pressure cooker lid.

Salad Fillings

  1. Whilst the lentils are cooking, make the guacamole filling. Cut, half and stone two avocados.
  2. Add the avocado flesh and lime juice to a bowl. Use a fork to mash ingredients together roughly. 
  3. Add the chopped onions, tomatoes, thyme. Mix thoroughly. 
  4. Cover the guacamole bowl with cling film and chill in the fridge until ready to use.
  5. Using a chopping board, chop the lettuce (additional taco filling)

Taco shells 

  • Place the shells in the air fryer or oven, set temperature to 180 C and set time to 2 minutes.
  • Then remove the taco shells from the air fryer/oven and place on a plate.

Put All Ingredients Together

  • Add the following fillings to the shells: shredded lettuce, jerk lentils and guacamole.
  • Sprinkle with cajun seasoning.
  • It’s now ready to eat. Enjoy.

Optional

  • Add tomato salsa for extra flavour. 

  • Cuisine: Vegan
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I’m Vinna Best, a British Caribbean woman born in the UK. I'll share flavourful easy vegan recipes, cooking hacks, budget meals, food reviews, food shopping hauls. I’d love you to join me on this food journey, let’s inspire & learn from each other.
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