Okay, so this recipe is basically an amalgamation of all of my favourite recipes – done tastefully, don’t worry.
This recipe can be turned into a variety of meals including, obviously tacos, but also a lentil bowl, or even a pasta dish. It is so versatile!
I use french lentils or sprouted lentils for this particular dish.
I cook the lentils based on the provided cooking directions and then I add them to a pan to season and sauté with other ingredients.
I personally like to add one onion, one red pepper, cherry tomatoes (vitamin c helps to absorb iron), and some greens (kale, chard, spinach). I cook down until the ingredients are soft but not overcooked.
The sauce is super simple and is my go-to for so many dishes, especially when I am in a pinch!
Sauce (all measurements approximate):
1 tbsp EVOO
1 tbsp nut & seed butter
1 tbsp tamari sauce
1 small garlic glove, grated or minced
1 tsp lemon juice
pinch of salt and pepper
It really is that simple.
To finish the tacos and what gives it the greek flare, in my opinion is the Greek Feta Cheese. While the sauce isn’t really a Greek-style adding the feta in addition to the tomatoes, peppers and onions + the lemon brings out those flavours.
I call it a taco but I really wrap it up like a burrito!
But, I also like to make it into a bowl! Adding a few simple ingredients can really change up the flavours! I like to add steamed broccolini, avocado, squash or sweet potato, and fresh pomegranate seeds to add a nice refreshing punch! I have also topped this dish with coho or sockeye salmon and the dressing paired so nicely!