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This recipe is a rich and yummy base that can be used in many recipes. The preferred way to eat this dish would be to add rice or potatoes and a good salad. I learned this recipe from my mother, and it is a great representation of Peruvian cuisine. Lentils are a great source of protein, iron, and fiber. Fiber is great for our gut health. Iron is very much needed for it is essential in the binding and transport of oxygen, in energy metabolism and much more. Finally, protein is an essential nutrient that plays a large role in our body’s function and composes most of our body.
Recipe reviewed by Annie Tsang, RD
Find it online: https://nutritionwell.ca/blog/lentenas/