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Heat Free Lentil and Walnut Tacos from the CR Cookbook // Choosing Raw
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Heat Free Lentil and Walnut Tacos. Plus, Choosing Raw Giveaway Winners!

Author - Gena Hamshaw
Yields: 4 Servings


  • Taco Filling Ingredients:
  • 1 ½ cups raw walnuts
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt or to taste
  • 10 sun-dried tomatoes soaked in warm water for 10 minutes and drained
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 cup cooked brown or green lentils
  • Serving Ingredients:
  • 8 large romaine leaves cabbage, radicchio, and butter lettuce leaves also work well
  • 1 cup salsa of choice
  • 1 avocado pitted and sliced


  • Place the walnuts and sea salt in a food processor and pulse to break the nuts down until crumbly.
  • Add the tomatoes, spices, and lentils to the processor. Pulse until the mixture is well incorporated. Check for Seasoning, and add additional salt, cumin, or chili as needed. Add a few tablespoons of water, if needed, to bind the mixture together.
  • Divide the filling into the romaine leaves. Top each with 2 tablespoons of salsa and a few avocado slices. Serve.