Instant Pot Lentil Taco "Meat"
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Vegan
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Serves: 4 servings
Try this delicious and spicy lentil taco "meat" on your next taco Tuesday. So easy and so quick because it's made in an Instant Pot!
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1¾ cup water
  • 1 cup green lentils
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  1. Set your Instant Pot to "sauté" and allow to heat up for 1 minute. Add the olive oil, onion and garlic. Sauté for 3 minutes or until browned. Add the chili powder, salt, cumin, oregano , garlic powder, and tomato paste. Sauté for 1 minute. Add the water and lentils and stir well. Place the Instant Pot lid on tightly. Change the setting to "Manual" coking for 8 minutes on regular pressure. Allow to cook completely and then wait about 10 minutes while the Instant Pot gradual depressurizes enough for you to remove the lid. Open the lid and stir well. Taste and adjust seasonings if desired.
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