Meatless Monday: Vegetarian Lentil Taco Salad

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I've confessed more than once to being a bit obsessed with lentils, so no wonder a lot of my Meatless Monday picks include these nutritious and delicious little legumes, and of course this lentil addiction means there are lots of dishes with lentils on my own blog. Recently I had an idea for lentil lettuce wrap tacos on my "to cook" list, which somehow got translated into Vegetarian Lentil Taco Salad with Tomatoes, Olives, and Avocado once I started making it. The cooked lentils are seasoned with a mixture of olive oil, red onion, diced green chiles, homemade taco seasoning, and my favorite Green Tabasco Sauce, so you definitely won't miss the optional ranch dressing or grated cheese if you opt for the vegan version of this tasty salad.

Lentil Taco Salad
Image: Courtesy of Kalyn's Kitchen

Get the recipe for Vegetarian Lentil Taco Salad with Tomatoes, Olives, and Avocado from Kalyn's Kitchen.

Have you made something interesting for Meatless Monday this week? If so please share the recipe link or your recipe in the comments. You can find more Meatless Monday recipes by clicking the tag Meatless Mondays.

BlogHer Contributing Editor Kalyn Denny also blogs at Kalyn's Kitchen where she's committed to low-glycemic cooking, and at Slow Cooker From Scratch, where she features "from scratch" slow cooker recipes. Kalyn probably won't ever be a vegetarian, but she does love to make meatless dishes such as this one.

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