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Instant Pot Veggie Fajitas| the

Easy Vegetarian Instant Pot Lentil Fajitas

  • Author: Amanda
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian


These Easy Vegetarian Instant Pot Fajitas are SO GOOD. Roasted peppers and onions, ground beef-like lentils and walnuts,some mashed avocado, and all the toppings!


  • 2 tbs avocado oil
  • 1 red onion, sliced thin
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1 cup of dried lentils
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 14oz can of fire roasted tomatoes
  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 10 corn tortillas

Taco Seasoning

  • 1 tbs chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion pwder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper

Options for fajita bowls

  • Shredded iceberg lettuce
  • rice or cauli rice
  • guacamole
  • plantain chips
  • cilantro
  • limes


  1. Prep the peppers and onions. Stir all seasonings in a small bowl, set aside
  2. Set Instant Pot in SAUTE mode. Once it reads HOT, add oil, peppers, and onions
  3. Saute the peppers and onions until slightly charred (about 5-7 minutes) stirring frequently to prevent burning.
  4. CANCEL the SAUTE mode. Add lentils, seasoning, water,tomatoes, zest and lime juice.
  5. SEAL the lid and set timer for 10 minutes.
  6. Once Instant Pot beeps to indicate it is done, safely quick release the steam.
  7. Serve! Either serve up in tortillas with your favorite toppings or in a bowl "chipotle" style with greens, rice, guacamole, corn, etc.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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