Kamis, 13 Juli 2017

Mole Lentil Tacos with Cabbage Slaw

I promise everyone had a wonderful Easter weekend!  After church building , Kevin as well as I spent the afternoon lazing to a greater extent than or less the work solid , catching upwardly on laundry as well as some reading.  Mid afternoon hitting as well as I had a hankering for tacos!  I know , non traditional Easter nutrient whatsoever , but I but went amongst it.  I ended upwardly amongst a fantastic recipe I'm certain to function along inward rotation!  Enjoy!

Mole Lentil Tacos amongst Cabbage Slaw
Time: fifteen infinitesimal prep , half-dozen infinitesimal high pressure level amongst a NPR (or xxx minutes on the stovetop , directions below)
Servings: 4-6 servings



Ingredients:
    Lentil "Meat"
        1/2 loving cup dry out chocolate-brown lentils
        1/2 loving cup dry out french dark-green lentils
        1/4 loving cup finely chopped walnuts (optional)
        1/2 ruddy onion , finely chopped
        1 dark-green bell pepper , chopped
        1/2 loving cup mushrooms , roughly chopped
    Mole Sauce
        1/4 loving cup love apple tree paste
        two 1/2 cups water
        1 1/2 Tbsp chili powder
        1 Tbsp cocoa/cacao powder
        1 tsp cumin powder
        1 tsp smoked paprika
        1/2 tsp corriander powder
        1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
        1/4 tsp cinnamon
    Cabbage Slaw Topping
        4-6 cups shredded dark-green cabbage
        1/4 loving cup sliced dark-green onions
        8 radishes , finely chopped
        two Tbsp lime juice
        tabular array salt to taste
    Extras
        corn tortillas
        salsa
        hot sauce
        vegan sour cream
        guacamole

Instructions:
1.)  In a pressure level cooker , dry out or H2O saute the ruddy onion , bell pepper , mushrooms , as well as walnuts for 3-5 minutes.  In a medium bowl , whisk together the mole sauce ingredients until polish as well as good combined.  Add the lentils as well as mole sauce to the pressure level cooker.  Stir good , lock the lid , as well as ready to create at high pressure level for half-dozen minutes.  Allow for a natural pressure level release.  (Alternatively , create inward a pot on the stovetop bringing to a boil , cut oestrus , comprehend , as well as allow to simmer for 20-30 minutes , until the lentils are cooked thoroughly.)

2.)  While the lentils are cooking , prep your cabbage slaw.  Place exclusively the dark-green cabbage inward a large bowl amongst the lime juice as well as a sprinkle of salt.  With your hands massage as well as mash the cabbage to loosen upwardly the fibers (very similar to if you lot were making sour kraut).  The cabbage should cut to most 2/3 or 1/2 of its master volume.  Drain whatever excess liquid.  Add inward the dark-green onion as well as radish , as well as stir good to combine.  Chill inward the refrigerator until it is fourth dimension to serve.

3.)  This is non necessary , but I dearest to lightly warm/toast my corn tortillas inward an un-greased skillet on medium oestrus for a infinitesimal or as well as hence each side but earlier serving.  It makes the shells able to check to a greater extent than without vehement as well as brings out the corn flavor.

4.)  Once the lentils are done cooking as well as the pressure level has released , carefully opened upwardly the lid as well as give the lentils a expert stir.  Serve hot on the toasted tortillas topped amongst the cabbage slaw as well as whatever other toppings you lot desire.

's Notes:
Trust me , toast your corn tortillas.  I was never every bit good much of a fan of them until I tried them freshly warmed inward a skillet.  Makes all the difference!

An few alternative ways to bask this is to accept the mole lentils on function yesteryear of a large pile of the cabbage slaw similar a salad.  Another agency would hold out to accept on function yesteryear of chocolate-brown rice , quinoa , baked tortilla chips , or a baked potato.  Whichever agency you lot guide , the lentil as well as cabbage combo is fantastic!  Enjoy!


Health as well as Happiness ,