Easy Lentil Taco Dinner

I had a bunch of lentils and had no idea what to do with them.  I searched and searched and found a recipe for lentil taco’s.  We didn’t have all the ingredients so I made what I could with what I had and came out with this.  It is a favorite of mine as it is so simple and so cheap to make!

1 Onion chopped
2 tsp garlic powder
1 teaspoon oil
1 lb dried Lentils, rinsed
1 Tbs chili powder
2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp dried oregano
2 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 cup salsa

1. In a large nonstick skillet, Saute the onion and garlic powder in oil until tender.
2. Add lentils, chili powder, cumin, and oregano and cook for 1 minute, stiring.
3. Add Broth, bring to a boil
4. Reduce Heat, cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until lentils are soft and can be mashed
5. uncover and cook for 6-8 minutes or until thickened
6. mash lentils to desired texture
7. stir in salsa and spoon into taco shells or tortillas

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