Lentil and Quinoa Tacos

Full of protein and fiber, lentils and quinoa come together to make a hearty and filling taco filling. Serve with shredded cabbage, green onions, cilantro, avocado, and any of your favorite taco toppings – enjoy.

lentil and quinoa taco

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per recipe
Serving size: 2 tacos
Calories 320 Amount per serving

Contents % Daily Value
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat <1g 3%
Sodium 110mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Protein 16g  
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Mazzullo, N. 2022, Lentil and Quinoa Tacos, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Cooking Series, Season 1, Episode 6

Learn more about the author(s)


Also of Interest:

Barley and Lential Soup
Barley and Lentil Soup
Any time of year, a good bowl of healthy and hearty soup can be had. However, did you know January is declared the “unofficial” National Soup Month and Jan. 6 celebrates National Bean Day? 
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes

Associated Programs

Two adults hike along a walking trail

Healthy Aging Initiative

Using Extension's expertise, the HAI team can connect you with the resources to navigate aging and its trends. HAI programs are offered for older adults and those who partner with them to provide care and support, including careers in aging exploration for middle and high school students and incoming college freshmen. We provide expert nutrition and physical activity training information for elders, caregivers and professionals. We have sponsorship options for tours and professional education.

produce department

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education - Nevada

Improve the nutritional well-being of people who receive SNAP benefits and other Nevadans with a low income through community based education, programs and needs assessments.