lentil is a good source of Iron so don’t miss a source of Vitamin C with it, that helps better absorption of iron in the body, like lemon juice and tomato.
just lentil will provide you 18% potassium, 40% iron and 70% of fiber of what you need daily.
AND if you didn’t know, it is GOOD to know that half a cup of parsley provides 554% of daily vitamin K!!
-raw dry lentil 2 oz or 56 g
-1 tbsp tomato paste
-1 tbsp lemon juice
-salt and pepper
-avocado 1 oz
– fresh italian parsley as desired
-cherry tomatoes, 10 each
-mix of iceberg lettuce, green cabbage, broccoli slaw, carrots, kale and snap peas.
First, cook the lentil uncovered, with tomato paste and lemon, salt and pepper with enough water to make sure the lentils are just barely covered. Keep tasting your lentils as they cook to see if they’re the consistency you like. when it is ready, let them cool down, then add it on your salad.
225 calories total
28 g carb, 7 g fat, 12 g protein