Macho Tacos

NFL legend, David Carter Jr aka The 300 Pound Vegan, makes Macho Tacos on #LunchBreakLIVE. Watch this incredible athlete /show us how to make lentil tacos. Come to VegFest Los Angeles on April 30, 2017; you can meet David, who will be speaking and even take photos in the social media tent.

Macho Tacos

INGREDIENTS

Lentil Taco “Meat” and Toppings

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil (optional) can use broth or water instead
  • 12 oz French green lentils, steamed
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 3 – 4 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • pinch of salt, to taste
  • 1 pkg organic corn tortillas
  • 4 oz Romaine lettuce, chopped or shredded
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 6 oz organic cherry tomatoes, quartered

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place olive oil into a hot sauté pan, add the lentils and cumin and heat on medium
  2. Add garlic toward the end of the heating process, being careful not to let the garlic burn
  3. Add pinch of salt and fold into the lentils
  4. Place lentils into prepared taco shells (see below)
  5. Add the shredded lettuce
  6. Add the chopped onions
  7. Add the chopped tomatoes
  8. Add the guacamole
  9. Add the shredded cheese

Tortillas

  1. Place a little oil into a sauté pan and gently fry each tortilla until it become slightly browned. Then flip over and cook the other side and place into a “taco holder” to retain the shape

INGREDIENTS

Sauteéd Broccolini

  • 1 Tbsp vegan butter
  • 1/2 lb broccoli or broccolini, sliced
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, chopped or pressed
  • salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place 1Tbsp of vegan butter into a sauté pan on medium heat
  2. Season with salt, pepper and garlic (fresh or dried)
  3. Add broccolini to sauté pan and cook briefly for 2 -3 min

LBL David Carter 3 Tacos 4:14:17