|Lentils||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
1.Start by washing the lentils and soaking them overnight in cold water.
2.Next day, drain the lentils and cook, covered, in boiling salted water, 2 to 3 hours or until tender.
3.When they will crush quickly between the fingers they are done.
4.Melt fat in frying pan, add lentils, salt and pepper and cook 15 minutes.
5.Boil ham bone or small pieces of bacon or salt pork with lentils if desired.
6.Add 2 onions, minced, and fry with lentils if desired.
7.Serve with a sauce of your choice
Calories 813 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17 g26.2%
Saturated Fat 4.8 g23.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 12.8 mg4.3%
Sodium 209.7 mg8.7%
Total Carbohydrates 115 g38.5%
Dietary Fiber 58.6 g234.3%
Sugars 3.9 g
Protein 50 g99.1%
Vitamin A 1.5% Vitamin C 14.1%
Calcium 10.8% Iron 80.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet