Lentils , which according to some studies appear to be the oldest legumes cultivated by man (7000 BC), are typical legumes of the Mediterranean diet, nutritious and highly digestible. Dried lentils can be found all year round and are the essential ingredient in many recipes such as soups, stews and vegetable burgers . Regular consumption is recommended for those who are following a low-calorie diet, as it reduces hunger and increases the sense of satiety.
The high nutritional and energetic power is given by the presence of proteins, carbohydrates, iron, phosphorus, fibers, mineral salts and group B vitamins. Furthermore, they have antioxidant properties and are useful for improving memorization processes, the functioning of the nervous system , of the intestinal system and to keep the cholesterol level under control.
How to cook dried broad beans?
Once rinsed, the lentils should be poured into a thick-bottomed saucepan, covered with water and brought to the boil. After boiling, the lentils can be cooked over a very low flame. You can add salt and pepper at the end of cooking.
Pack of 500 g
NUTRITIONAL VALUES PER 100G OF PRODUCT:
Energy value: 353Kcal
Fat: 1.06 g
Total protein: 25.8 g
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