(How to cook vegetarian lentils)
VEGETARIAN LENTILS RECIPE
Ingredients of vegetarian lentils
- Half kilo of lentils
-1 large onion
- 2 carrots
- 2 tomatoes
- 3 cloves of garlic
- 2 bay leaves
- Olive oil
How to prepare vegetarian lentils
- Put the lentils to soak one hour before cooking.
- Slowly fry the onion and leek, all quite often cut with a pinch of salt.
- Add the peeled and diced tomato. Sauté slowly along with the laurel.
Finally, add the drained lentils and raw, carrot and garlic.
Cover with water (maybe a vegetable broth) and add salt to taste.
- Boil about 12-15 minutes already. This dish will be much more nutritious if we add, before boiling, a handful of rice.
Nutritional properties of vegetarian lentils
Although they have a reputation for being rich in iron, the truth is that this mineral is not absorbed as well as iron from animal foods. But lentils contain other important nutrients for anemia and folic acid, which helps form red blood cells.
Suitable for vegetarians.
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