Slow Cooker Lentil and Brown Rice Tacos

By Melanie Makes

This lentil and brown rice filling is also great as a topping for nachos or on a bed of lettuce for a taco salad. It's super versatile and makes a lot! One recipe can feed our family of five for dinner.

Total Time: 4 hrs


  • 1 cup lentils
  • ½ cup brown rice
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 ½ cup water
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  1. Add all ingredients to slow cooker and stir to combine.
  2. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours, stirring once during the last hour of cooking.
Recipe adapted from The Complete Guide to Imperfect Homemaking.

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