Legumes are very beneficial for health. They are used to create dishes distinguished by nutritional value. Green lentils are widely used in the cuisines of various nations. You can try to cook many national dishes by placing an order on our website.
What are the benefits?
Lentils contain proteins, fats, and carbohydrates which make ready meals especially nourishing. In addition, it is rich in calcium, potassium, phosphorus, and iron. Vitamin B3 contained in the product takes an active part in redox reactions that occur in the human body.
This lentil type includes a high concentration of plant origin proteins which are perfectly absorbed in the digestive tract. It can be beneficial to vegetarians as can act as an alternative to meat. The product contains a large amount of carbohydrates and fiber which helps to stabilize the gastrointestinal tract activity. Regular menu including dishes with lentils increases the body's resistance to various infections. The other positive changes are as follows:
- hematopoiesis processes are improved;
- metabolism accelerates;
- hemoglobin level increases.
Cooking and serving secrets
As a rule, the product is boiled or stewed. Before cooking, you need to realize some simple preparations. The beans must be rinsed thoroughly under running water. After that, the lentils are soaked for several hours. Due to this procedure, the cooking process is approximately halved.
The product retains its original shape even after prolonged heat processing. Therefore, it is great for creating hot vegetable-based dishes as well as mouth-watering casseroles.