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Lentil Walnut Vegan Taco Salad in a Crispy Tortilla Bowl
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    A spicy mix of lentils and walnuts is served up over greens in a crispy tortilla bowl to make this scrumptious vegan taco salad!

    Ingredients

    • 4 large (burrito size) flour tortillas
    • Oil mister or cooking spray
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 medium onion, diced
    • 4 garlic cloves, minced
    • 3 cups cooked brown lentils
    • 3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons ground cumin
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ancho chile powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to taste)
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/3 cup tomato sauce
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 ripe avocado
    • 1 cup unflavored soy or almond milk
    • 3 tablespoons lime juice
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
    • About 8 cups lettuce or your favorite salad greens
    • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
    • 1/2 cup black olives
    • Your favorite salsa and taco fixings

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 491 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 26 g 39.29%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 18.24%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0.15%
    • Sodium: 431 mg 17.95%
    • Calcium: 115 mg 11.53%
    • Potassium: 1022 mg 29.21%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 40.31%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 47 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 20 g 79.04%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 21 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 137.93%
    • Vitamin C 39.81%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq