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.

First Published: 09/18/2017
Last Reviewed: 09/18/2017

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