Lentil Taco Cups

Lentil Taco Cups Recipe photo by Taste of Home

  • Total Time: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
  • Makes: 6 servings


  • 12 mini flour tortillas
  • 1 can (15 ounces) lentils, drained
  • 3/4 cup pico de gallo
  • 1/2 cup enchilada sauce
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • CREMA:
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • Shredded lettuce, sliced ripe olives and chopped tomatoes


  • Preheat oven to 425°. Press warm tortillas into 12 greased muffin cups, pleating sides as needed. In a large bowl, combine the lentils, pico de gallo, enchilada sauce and taco seasoning. Stir in 1-1/2 cups cheese. Divide lentil mixture among cups. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • Bake until heated through and cheese is melted, 12-15 minutes. Meanwhile, for the crema, combine sour cream, cilantro, lime juice and sea salt. Serve cups with crema, lettuce, olives and tomatoes.

SOURCE: Taste of Home