Need a low calorie snack? Try this recipe for Sunflower Lentil Spread with Pita Bread
Low in calories and high in nutrition, lentils are a good source of iron, fiber and protein. This recipe makes four 180-calorie servings, with 10 grams each of protein and fiber. The mix of sunflower seeds and lentils will keep your belly satisfied.
1 (15-ounce) can lentils, rinsed and drained
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
1 celery stalk, finely diced
1 scallion, finely diced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 pitas, halved
1. Combine lentils, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a blender; process until smooth.
2. Stir in sunflower seeds, celery, scallions, and parsley.
3. Microwave pita at HIGH 1 minute. Serve with spread.
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