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Lentil and wild rice tacos

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    Lentil and wild rice tacos Heart Smart Low Sodium

    Eating a meatless meal one to two times each week can help reduce your risk of heart disease. This vegetarian taco is a tasty way to do just that!


    1 cup lentils, uncooked
    1 cup wild rice, uncooked
    1 1/4 cups diced onion
    7 garlic cloves, minced
    6 cups water
    2 tablespoons chili powder
    1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
    2 teaspoons ground cumin
    1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    16 6-inch whole-grain tortillas


    1. Combine first 9 ingredients in a 3- to 5-quart slow cooker. Stir.
    2. Cover and cook for 3 to 4 hours on high or 5 to 7 hours on low. Stir 1 to 2 times in the last hour of cooking.
    3. Scoop 1/4 cup of taco mixture into each tortilla. Serve warm. 

    Makes 8 servings

    Recipe contains: wheat

    Carb choices per serving: 4 1/2

    *Option not included in nutrition facts.


    You can also add romaine lettuce, chopped tomatoes and mashed avocado as heart-smart toppings to these tacos!*

    Nutrition Facts