Lentil Taco Filling
- Wash hands with soap and water.
- In a large skillet, sauté the onion, bell pepper and garlic in oil until tender, about 3 minutes.
- Add the lentils, chili powder, cumin and oregano, if desired. Cook and stir for 1 minute.
- Add broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until the lentils are tender, 20 to 30 minutes for brown lentils, Add water if necessary to keep the lentils just covered with liquid.
- Uncover; cook until mixture thickens and most of the water is gone, 5 to 10 minutes.
- Use for tacos, wraps or salad.
- Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
- Different types of lentils have different cooking times; check the package or bulk bin for how long to cook the type you buy.