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Tasty Lentil Tacos

This is my first attempt to make Tacos, and I am glad I found this easy-breezy recipe here. The recipe uses chicken broth, which can be easily substituted by vegetable broth for vegetarians. Since I didn't have one in my pantry, therefore used water.
One thing which I liked about this recipe is that it is not too heavy on stomach. You don't feel bloated or gassy after having several of these. Also, this recipe comes handy when you really want to have tacos and there are no canned or soaked beans in your pantry...

Ingredients [makes 8 tacos] Onions, chopped - 2/3 cups
Red lentils, uncooked - 2/3 cups
Garlic clove - 1 nos
Cooking oil - 3/4 tsp
Vegetable broth - 1-2/3 cups
Chili powder - to taste
Ground cumin powder - 1-1/4 tsp
Dried oregano - 3/4 tsp
Salsa - 2/3 cups
Taco shells - 8
Shredded lettuce - 1 cup
Fresh tomato, chopped - 2/3 cup
Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded - 1 cup
Fat free sour- cream or yogurt - 1/4 cup
Taco Shells

Method: Soak red lentils and keep asideIn a pot heat oil and sa…