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Chipotle Lentil Taquitos

These spicy chipotle lentil taquitos make the perfect snack, or even a light meal. They're packed with protein and flavor, and are super easy to make.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Appetizer/Main
Cuisine: Mexican
Author: The Nut-Free Vegan


  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • ½ white onion minced
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic
  • 2 cups lentils
  • cups vegetable broth
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. lime juice
  • 3 chipotle peppers chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. adobo sauce
  • 1 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 cup vegan cheddar shreds
  • 14 small tortillas


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook for another 1 minute.
  • Add lentils and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook until lentils are tender and most of the broth is gone, about 20 minutes.
  • Stir in pepper, salt, lime juice, chipotle peppers, adobo sauce and cilantro. Cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in cheese.
  • Scoop 2 teaspoons of lentil mix into tortilla, roll up tightly. Repeat until tortillas fill large baking dish.
  • Brush tops of tortillas with oil and bake for 20 minutes or until slightly golden on top.
  • Top with guacamole, salsa, sour cream or whatever you like.


Serving: 1g