Slow Cooker Lentil and Brown Rice Tacos

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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.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup lentils
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 0.5 tsp paprika
  • 0.25 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 0.5 tsp onion powder
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 4.5 cup water
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 0.5 cup brown rice
  • 0.5 tsp black pepper

Directions

Recipe adapted from The Complete Guide to Imperfect Homemaking.

  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.

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