Spicy Lentil Tacos Recipe {Giveaway}

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Can you believe Cinco de Mayo is just weeks away? ¡Ay! ¡Dios mío!

A great Cinco de Mayo celebration just wouldn’t be complete without some yummy tacos! Que Pasa Foods created an amazing recipe to help take your celebration to a deliciously healthier new level. A must try! They have some there delicious recipes on their site to check out as well.

To celebrate Cinco de Mayo we are also giving away a prize pack filled with yummy Que Pasa goodies to help you celebrate your own fiesta!

Enjoy friends!

Spicy Lentil Taco Recipe

Spicy Lentil Taco Recipe

Spring is the start of finger food season. Get your hands dirty with these warm & delicious veggie tacos!


Que pasa corn tortillas 1 Tbsp coconut oil 1 yellow onion, minced 1 can brown lentils, drained 1 small jar green chile enchilada sauce (or try this Roasted Tomatillo Salsa) ½ tsp onion powder sea salt 2 limes Feta cheese (optional) Spicy Sriracha Cream Sauce: ½ cup plain greek yogurt or sour cream Sriracha to taste – depends on how spicy you like it Juice of 1 lime Finishing Fixings: Pineapple tidbits – left fresh or grilled Red onion, thinly sliced Cilantro, chopped

  • Que pasa corn tortillas 1 Tbsp coconut oil 1 yellow onion, minced 1 can brown lentils, drained 1 small jar green chile enchilada sauce (or try this Roasted Tomatillo Salsa) ½ tsp onion powder sea salt 2 limes Feta cheese (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • Pineapple tidbits – left fresh or grilled Red onion, thinly sliced Cilantro, chopped
  • Que pasa corn tortillas
  • 1 yellow onion, minced
  • 1 can brown lentils, drained
  • 1 small jar green chile enchilada sauce (or try this Roasted Tomatillo Salsa)
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • sea salt
  • Feta cheese (optional)
  • 2 limes
  • Pineapple tidbits
  • Cilantro, chopped
  • Red Onion, thinly sliced


1. Add coconut oil to a medium-size frying pan over medium heat. Saute minced onions until translucent and add the whole can (drain first!) of brown lentils. Saute for 2 minutes more and add green chile enchilada sauce, sea salt and onion powder.

2. Prep the spicy sriracha sauce sauce by combining yogurt (or sour cream) in a small bowl with lime juice and sriracha, stirring well to combine.

3. Build your tacos by first heating your tortillas, adding lentil mixture followed by pineapple, red onion, cilantro and spicy sriracha sauce.



Win it: One lucky US/CAN reader will win the @QuePasaFoods #EverydayFiesta #CincoDeMayo Giveaway that includes:

  • Assortment of Que Pasa organic, non-GMO chips crafted from whole kernel corn ground with real volcanic lava stone – the traditional way they’ve been made in Mexico for generations.  They’re also gluten free, vegan, low sodium, and super delicious!
  • Assortment of Que Pasa organic salsa, including medium Mexicana, Mild, and smoky Chipotle flavour.
  • Free product vouchers so that you can keep the fiesta going on summer long!

(Total value: $50)

Enter to WIN below via Rafflecopter. Good Luck all!

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170 responses to “Spicy Lentil Tacos Recipe {Giveaway}”

  1. My favourite Mexican food is Tacos!!

  2. We love authentic Mexican tacos!

  3. I LOOOOOVE Mexican food, especially authentic Mexican food. Now I am drooling, thanks lol
    It is so hard for me to choose just one thing but I guess I would go with refried beans, rice and salsa with a corn tortilla

  4. Tacos is a big favourite! But I love most Mexican foods!

  5. I love tacos!! Taco nights in our family is BIG!

  6. Chimichangas are my favorite.

  7. There are a lot of Mexican foods I love, but I am always on the look out for huervos rancheros.

  8. I really like spicy queso dip.

  9. My favorite Mexican food is enchiladas!…with lots of cheese 😉

  10. I love quesadillas

  11. I love chickenenchiladas.

  12. FAJITA’S is my favourite mexican food.

  13. I love fish tacos. So delicious.

  14. I love regular beef tacos, chicken fajitas and chicken enchiladas.

  15. Taco’s and fajitas.

  16. My fave is nachos.

  17. Pozole is one of my favourites.

  18. tacos!

  19. I love tacos – any kind! any place! any time! This sounds wonderful!

  20. organic re fried beans are my favorite.

  21. I love Mexican food but If i had to choose one, I would have to go with carnitas!

  22. I really love chimichangas!

  23. My favourite Mexican food is fajitas.

  24. My favourite Mexican food is nachos.

  25. Fajitas are my favourite, my sons love anything Mexican 🙂

  26. chicken burritos with lots of cheese, guacamole, sour cream and just a little bit of heat.

  27. Guacamole!

  28. This recipe sounds awesome. I just began eatting lentils this winter and I luv them. I really enjoy Mexician food too…all of it…lol. I do like fajitas alot.

  29. I love fish tacos

  30. I love burritos!

  31. I love all Mexican food, especially Fajitas.

  32. My favorite is Fajitas

  33. Fajitas is my favourite mexican food!

  34. My favorite is enchiladas with sour cream and guacamole on top.

  35. My favourite is tacos with lots of cheese and sour cream.

  36. I like enchiladas.

  37. I love enchiladas verdes

  38. I love fish tacos with verdes sauce.

  39. My favourite are bean burritos

  40. I like a lot of Mexican food ,,,but I will say tacos with melted cheese on top and
    salsa sauce on the side.

  41. My favourite mexican food is Burritos.

  42. Tacos are my favorite Mexican food

  43. Anything with real Salsa. The first time I went to Mexico and I had real salsa, I couldn’t believe what in difference from what we get in a jar, so delicious!

  44. My favourite Mexican food is fajitas.

  45. I love Mexican food! I like making tacos because they’re easy but my favourite Mexican dish to eat out is Tamales.

  46. Tacos is my favorite

  47. My favorite Mexican food is Tacos and Nachos . yummy , thanks for the chance 🙂

  48. I love quesadillas

  49. Tacos, hard or soft shell are still my favorite!

  50. Mexican Bunuelos

  51. I love to eat soft tacos!

  52. taco salad!

  53. I love enchilada suizas!!

  54. Chimichangas are my favorite.

  55. Have to say tacos

  56. I love tacos!

  57. I love Enchiladas

  58. Tell me, what’s your favourite Mexican food?

    i like the buritos thanks

  59. I like burritos.

  60. Chicken burritos are my favorite.

  61. I love quesadillas and fish tacos.

  62. My favourite dishes are tacos and Guacamole

  63. My sister makes the best Mexican Casserole. LOVE it !!

  64. Quesadillas is my favorite 🙂

  65. My favorite mexican food is guacamole.

  66. I love tacos al pastor!

  67. I love good enchiladas. Churros are awesome too!

  68. My favorite Mexican food is Chile Relleno.

  69. My favorite Mexican food is tacos!

  70. Tacos are my go-to!

  71. Tacos.

  72. That’s a tough one, but I’m going to have to say, Flautas! I love shredded beef flautas!!

  73. my favorite is tacos

  74. My favorite Mexican food is good ol’ fashioned nachos loaded with a fanstastic salsa and guacomole!

  75. My favourite would be Baja shrimp tacos

  76. Tacos are the best

  77. My favorite is enchiladas.

  78. steak fajitas as I had in new Mexico. yum.


  80. Chile rellenos

  81. My favorite Mexican food is refried beans.

  82. I like carne asada tortas and elote.

  83. Tacos are my favorite,,I actually had them today 😉

  84. I looooove enchiladas!

  85. tacos with guacamole

  86. My favorite mexican food is burritos!

  87. My favorite Mexican food is Burritos!!

  88. I like everything I’ve tried. Chili con carne is wonderful, as are burritos, tacos, and fajitas. Reading all the posts is making me hungry!

  89. Tacos and burritos, and basically anything Mexican.

  90. My favorite Mexican food is chicken fajitas.

  91. I like taquitos and burritos!

  92. just regular homemade tacos and re-fried beans

  93. I love fajitas but a nice plate of nachos with lots of cheese, green onions, and of course salsa, sour cream and guacamole is great too!

  94. I love burritos

  95. Tacos!

  96. My favourite is enchiladas.

  97. My favorite is tacos, so crunchy and good

  98. Cheese Enchiladas are my favorite.

  99. I love all Mexican food. Couldn’t pick a favorite if I tried!

  100. Adding tomatillos to the guacamole will give it some zing!

  101. chicken burritos

  102. Wonderful food ideas!

  103. I have yet to encounter a Mexican cuisine I did not love, but my favourite Mexican food is salsa… Plain salsa with chips, salsa on my tacos or burritos, salsa in my recipes… Salsa anything!

  104. Burritos made with refried beans salsa, and sour cream! So good!

  105. I love enchiladas, although I’m not sure if they are authentic Mexican food, boy golly are they yummy!

  106. Tacos, Hands Down!

  107. My Favorite mexican food is chimichangas!! Love them!

  108. Cheese Quesadillas!! YES PLEASE 🙂

  109. queso blanco cheese dip!

  110. love guacamole!

  111. I love burritos!

  112. Beef tacos are my favourite Mexican food! So good!

  113. Chicken tacos are my favourite Mexican food…

  114. My favourite Mexican food is tacos, both hard and soft shell.

  115. My favorite Mexican food is soft shell tacos.

  116. Mexican food is my favorite so this is a tough question. I would have to say my favorite is probably tostadas.

  117. My favorite Mexican food is … authentic Margaritas! Do they count? 😉 I really love Chimichangas.

  118. any kind of taco!

  119. My favourite Mexican food is tortilla chips and salsa!

  120. My favourite is tacos

  121. Love tacos and nachos.

  122. I love mole!

  123. I love my taco nachos!

  124. my favorite Mexican food is tres leches cake!

  125. My favorite Mexican food item is the bean burrito because it is simple and healthy.

  126. nachos, tamales, chili rellenos, guacamole

  127. My favorite Mexican food is chili rellenos. Love them.

  128. Yay for Cinco De Mayo… I love Mexican food. My favorite would definitely have to be shrimp tacos with onion and cilantro! Yum!

  129. I lobe tacos….I could eat them often!

  130. I love enchiladas!

  131. Enchiladas, chimichangas, tacos, and of course horchata!

  132. Nachos are my favorite Mexican food

  133. Shrimp fajitas are my favourite Mexican dish.

  134. Does a margarita count? Pico de gallo and chips are probably my favorite mexican food.

  135. I love tacos

  136. I love chicken fajitas!

  137. Tacos! I love them, although in fairness, I’m just fond of Mexican food

  138. My favorite Mexican food is definitely definitely definitely guacamole!!

  139. My favourite Mexican food is a chicken fajita.

  140. Fajitas, quesadillas, enchiladas … yum…all are faves.

  141. i love enchiladas

  142. I’m not sure how much authentic Mexican food i’ve tried, but i really like Chalupas.

  143. I love tacos with lots of hot sauce! Thanks for the giveaway!

  144. Nachos-please

  145. Carne Asada is my favorite thing!

  146. My favorite Mexican foods are Chile Rellenos and mexican rice! I could eat both every day!

  147. my favorite are fajitas

  148. I love ALL Mexican food, but particularly chili rellenos

  149. My favorite Mexican food right now are tacos.

  150. Tostadas are a favourite in our house with tacos coming in second.

  151. I like quesadillas.

  152. Definitely Tacos!

  153. I love most Mexican food but I LOVE tortilla chips the most.

  154. I love nachos

  155. I love a great quesadilla

  156. I love Nacho’s. But real Nacho’s. Not ones from Taco Hell..lol

  157. Fajitas! They are my absolute favorite food of all time.

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  160. I love mexican food because I love spicy foods although I’ve never used lentils in my tacos before

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