Lentils stand out among the legumes group because of its high levels of B vitamins, phosphorus, zinc, potassium and iron. Perfect for stews and making lentil chili. Can be combined with rice to make a filling low-fat dish. For a quick meal fix, can be added into curry to make lentil curry.
Preparation: Rinse in cold water to remove any debris and dust. Does not require any soaking prior cooking.
Nutritional Information - Serving Size: 1/4 cup (47g), Calories 170g, Total Carbohydrate 28g, Dietary Fiber 14g, Total Sugars Less than 1g, Protein 12g, Calcium 30mg, Iron 3.6mg, Potassium 450mg, Thiamin 0.4mg
Country of Origin: USA