Lentil Smash Burger Tacos

Have you ever watched an Instagram or YouTube video recipe and immediately want to make it?  That’s what happened when I saw these lentil smash burger tacos from Tapped In Wellness on IG.

While you know I love my beef, these lentil smash burger tacos will be on heavy rotation this summer.  Quick, easy, and if you have a blackstone these would be great to serve a crowd!

Ingredients needed for lentil smash burger tacos

  • cooked lentils – did you know that you can buy lentils in a can?  One can drained is perfect for this recipe.  You can also cook down dry lentils if you wish
  • bell pepper – we used yellow but any color works
  • mushrooms – we used baby bella but any type work
  • seasonings
  • ketchup – if you use zero sugar ketchup the ketchup is 0 WW points

these are the ingredients needed to make lentil smash burger tacos

these are lentil smash burger tacos in a pan

At a glance, doesn’t that look like a beef smash burger?!  

this is a lentil smash burger taco

Lentil Smash Burger Taco

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes

While I love a good beef burger, these lentil smash burgers will be in the regular rotation. Using canned lentils makes this a quick weeknight dinner. This recipe is from TappedInWellness on Instagram - I just left out the onion. I


  • 2 cups lentils (I used 1 can of canned lentil)
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper (we used yellow)
  • 5 large mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup (I used zero sugar)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon beef bouillon (optional but I think it adds a bit of beef flavor - leave out if you want to keep vegan/vegetarian)
  • 8 corn tortillas


  1. Process the peppers and mushrooms (and onion if using) and saute for 5 minutes. Let cool.
  2. Blend oats to make a flour. Add veggie mix and lentils to flour with ketchup and seasonings. Mix until combined.
  3. Divide mixture into 8 servings.
  4. Heat skillet with avocado oil spray over medium heat. Spread the lentil mixture on the tortilla, and place burger side down and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Flip and add cheese (optional), and place a lid on the pan for the cheese to melt.
  6. Now top as you would your favorite burger! Thousand Island dressing, pickles, red onion, lettuce.
  7. Enjoy!


The lentil mixture is 0 points for 1 taco and 2 points for 2 tacos. The shells I am using are 1 point each, or 3 for 2 shells.

I ate one taco, so my taco without toppings was 1 WW point.

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My Bizzy Kitchen with lentil smash burger tacos