Chia Seed Oil and Black Lentil Taco

Taco Tuesday just got a wholesome makeover! Try this mouthwatering Chia Seed Oil and Black Lentil Taco Filling recipe for a delightful twist to your favorite Mexican dish. 🌮✨


  • 2 cups cooked black lentils (canned or pre-cooked)
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp chia seed oil
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning mix
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Taco shells or tortillas
  • Your favorite taco toppings (lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, sour cream, salsa, etc.)


  1. Sauté the Aromatics: Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of chia seed oil and let it shimmer. Toss in the chopped onions and minced garlic. Sauté until the onions are soft and fragrant, about 2-3 minutes.

  2. Lentil Lovin': Add the cooked black lentils to the skillet. Stir them into the aromatic mix, letting them absorb those delicious flavors.

  3. Season to Perfection: Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of taco seasoning mix over the lentils. Give it a good stir, ensuring the lentils are evenly coated. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  4. The Nutty Twist: Here's where the magic comes in. Drizzle an extra dash of chia seed oil over the lentil filling. The nutty flavor of chia seed oil will add an extra layer of yum!

  5. Assemble Your Tacos: Warm your taco shells or tortillas, then fill them with the chia seed oil-infused black lentil mixture.

  6. Toppings Galore: Customize your tacos with your favorite toppings - lettuce, tomatoes, vegan cheese, sour cream, salsa, or any other toppings you adore.

  7. Serve & Savor: Plate up your Chia Seed Oil and Black Lentil Tacos and get ready for a burst of flavor! The nutty aroma of chia seed oil combined with the earthy richness of black lentils will elevate your Taco Tuesday to the next level.


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