Vegan Tacos with Pomegranate Salsa

Description

Vegan Tacos with Pomegranate Salsa

Ingredients

   
--FOR THE TACOS---
1 tablespoon
vegetable oil
3⁄4 cups
minced white or yellow onion
2 cloves
Garlic (minced)
2 cups
cooked green lentils (store bought or home cooked)
1 teaspoon
Ground Cumin
1 teaspoon
Sea Salt
1 teaspoon
dried chili ancho (or taco seasoning)
3⁄4 cups
Coarsely Chopped Walnuts
   
---FOR THE SALSA---
1⁄2 cup
chopped red onion
3⁄4 cups
fresh chopped cilantro
1  
serrano pepper (seeded and chopped)
1 cup
pomegranate seeds
1⁄2  
Avocado (pitted, peeled, and diced)
1 tablespoon
Olive Oil
2 tablespoons
Lemon juice (or sub lime juice)
  pinch
Sea Salt

Notes

*You will also need corn tortillas to serve the tacos.

Instructions

  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat, add the oil and onion. Saute for five minutes or until fragrant. Add the garlic and cook for three more minutes. Add the lentils, cumin, salt, dried chile ancho or taco seasoning and leave for five more minutes, add the walnuts and turn off the heat.
  2. For the salsa, in a big bowl mix carefully all the ingredients but the avocado. Try for seasoning and adjust if necessary. Add the avocado and mix very carefully.
  3. To assemble the tacos, heat the corn tortillas and add a large spoonful of the lentil/walnut filling. Top with a tablespoon of pomegranate salsa.

Yields 6 Servings