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Do Probiotics Help Response to Flu Shots?

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Jul 26th, 2017

Probiotic Foods

Easy Lentil Tacos

Easy Lentil Tacos: Main Image

Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 35 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 45 min.
Kath Younger
Use leftover lentils to make these vegetarian tacos even easier.


  • 1 1/2 cups cooked green lentils
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbs cooking oil
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 corn tortillas
  • Toppings1/2 cup grated cheese
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt (sour cream optional)
  • Hot sauce
  • Mixed greens


  • Add cooking oil to a large skillet and heat to medium.
  • Add garlic and bell pepper and sauté for about 3 minutes, until bell peppers are soft.
  • Add lentils and all spices and stir to combine.
  • Add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, if lentils are dry.
  • Stir until everything is hot and combined.
  • Heat corn tortillas until soft and layer lentils on top.
  • Top with cheese, avocado, hot sauce, yogurt, and mixed greens.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 330
  Calories from Fat 141 (43%)
(25%)Total Fat 16g
(22%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
(5%)Cholesterol 16mg
(16%)Sodium 387mg
(20%)Potassium 708mg
Total Carbohydrate 36g
(46%)Dietary Fiber 11g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(28%)Protein 14g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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2 Responses to Do Probiotics Help Response to Flu Shots?

  1. Donna 11/08/2017 at 3:47 pm

    If you take probiotics on a regular basis, not just a few days before a flu shot, than you won’t NEED a shot!

  2. Virginia 14/08/2017 at 1:03 pm

    I agree ! BUT lay off the junk foods and too many sweets. Do things in moderation.

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