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Calories, kcal: 314 Protein, g: 21.6 Fat, g: 1.1 Carbohydrates, g: 48.0
Lentils are a low-growing plant in the legume family. Known to mankind for a long time, consists of a stem and fruits, which contain grains.
- Red lentils. It boils down quickly, does not have a shell.
- Brown lentils. Great for soups, most common.
- Green lentils. Unripe grains, an ideal addition to dishes prepared from meat or rice.
- French lentils. The most delicious variety, combined with salads and side dishes.
Calorie content of red lentil
The calorie content of red lentils is 314 kcal per 100 grams of product.
Composition and useful properties of red lentil
Red lentils contain a lot of vegetable protein, iron, a huge amount of vitamins and micro- and macroelements: calcium, phosphorus, iodine, manganese, potassium, zinc, cobalt, molybdenum, boron, vitamins A, group B. It has stimulating properties that affect metabolism substances, as well as digestion (calorizer). Lentils are very useful for the body and are rich in an incredible number of useful properties; they have a positive effect on the nervous system, stomach, heart, and genitourinary system.
Red lentils in cooking
Red lentils can be used to make a variety of dishes. Here's one: cabbage soup with red lentils.
Red lentils - 200 g.
- Carrots - 150 g.
- Tomato - 450 g.
- Water - 1.5 l.
- Onions - 100 g.
- Cauliflower - 300 g.
Rinse the lentils, chop the carrots and onions, fry in vegetable oil. Hold the cauliflower in salted boiling water for 7 minutes. Cook lentils for a little less than half an hour, then add cabbage to the soup. Peel the tomatoes, then finely chop, add to the soup. Cook for a little more than half an hour for minutes. Pepper, herbs and salt are added to taste.
Enjoy your meal!