Green lentils 500 g
In ancient cuisine green lentil was considered as a meal for the poor. Nowadays, it is a base of a vegetarian diet due to the fact that it contains a large amount of proteins and consequently it is a valuable alternative of meat. It comprises starch and minerals such as calcium and phosphorus, which are important building materials of bones. Consuming it strengthens the circulatory system in reference to the fact that it contains a great portion of iron and folic acid, which improve creating of erythrocytes and increases the level of hemoglobin. What is more, it has a low glycemic index and a great dose of fiber. The time of cooking green lentil is longer than its red variety (about 15 minutes). After cooking it is still crumbly, therefore, it is perfectly used for salads and stuffings or with rice and groats.
|Nutritional value||100 g||For portion 50 g||Portion covers %*|
|Energy value||1225 kJ 292 kcal||613 kJ 146 kcal||7%|
|Fat and fatty acids saturated||1,1 g 0,2 g||0,5 g <0,1 g||1% <1%|
|Carbohydrates and sugars||30 g 2,0 g||15 g 1,0 g||6% 1%|
|Protein||26 g||13 g||26%|
|Salt||0,02 g||<0,01 g||<1%|
*Reference intake for an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)
Package 500 g contains
10 portions of the product.