Red lentils 400 g
In Ancient Roman and Greek cuisine red lentil was considered as a meal for the poorer part of society. 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. Red lentil is faster in preparation than green one (7 minutes of cooking). It differs when it comes to its consistence and more sweetish taste. It is perfect for soups, creams, pastries and stuffings.