As for these small ( but wonderful) small lentils, they are very healthy and excellent for our hearts.
It aids in lowering your cholesterol ( with a consistent , balance healthy diet and exercise of course), a good source of calcium, magnesium, folate, phosphorus, iron, vitamin B, and vitamin C. Lentils are high in protein and can replace the red meat in your diet without sacrificing all the nutrients. One meatless meal a week is a good baby step for every family to achieve healthy habits.
1 tbsp Olive Oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
3 diced garlic cloves
1 8oz tomato sauce
1 10oz green tomatoes with green chilies
2 cups Chicken broth
5 cups hot water
a bag of fresh spinach
1 cup white rice
1 1/2 cups of green lentils
Salt and Pepper to taste
In a large pot , warm the olive oil. Add the onion first , then the garlic. Saute for about 2-3 minutes.
Add the Lentils and white rice and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and cook for about 15 minutes. If you like it to be a little thicker cook for about 20 minutes.
How easy can this healthy meal can be..
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