Lentils are a perfect nutrient source for children's diets. They contain a high level of fiber, iron, carbohydrates, vitamin B, magnesium, calcium and phosphorus, among others. Do you also know that it is very typical in Italy and Chile to eat them on New Year's Eve?
Guiainfantil.com He offers us a plate of lentils with vegetables, which is an ideal meal for children's starters. Accompanied by a meat or fish fillet, it is a perfect menu for children to get nutrients from all food groups.
- 350 gr. lentils
- 1 onion
- 1 potato
- 1 carrot
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 2 teaspoons of paprika
- Olive oil
Tips: Turn this first course into a complete meal by adding some chorizo or pork
1. Put the lentils in a liter and a half of water with a little salt and the paprika. Leave over medium heat for about 45 minutes, until they are tender.
2. Put the peeled potato in a saucepan to boil for about 15 minutes, until it is tender. Chop it up and reserve it.
3. Chop the onion and garlic, put them in a pan with oil over medium heat until golden brown. Add the chopped carrot and sauté it until it is just right, tender but not soggy. Add the potato and mix.
4. When the lentils are ready add the chopped vegetables, mix and taste the salt. To serve and eat!
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