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Protein-rich spicy legume salad

Nutrient content per person: Calories 357 kcal Carbs 47 g Fat 12 g Protein 20 g

Fun facts

The health benefits of cashew nuts:

* are actually the kidney-shaped seeds that adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple, the fruit of the cashew tree, which is native to the coastal areas of northeastern Brazil.

* they are very nutritious and are packed with protein and essential minerals including copper, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc. Sodium is also present in very small quantities. Cashews also contain vitamins such as vitamin C, vitamin B1 (thiamin), vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B6, folate, vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol), and vitamin K (phylloquinone). Cashews also contain a high content of oleic acid (an omega-9 fatty acid that is also found in olive oil).

Recipe for 2 people


Ingredients:

400 g Turkish beans (beans)

100 g of red dried lentils

40 g frozen spinach

1 tablespoon oil

1 tablespoon of nutritional yeast

8 walnuts

a teaspoon of cayenne pepper

with a pinch of salt


Directions:

Take a pot and put a liter of water in it. Add the washed lenses to the pot and place the pot on the stove. Bring the water to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. At the same time, heat the pan on the stove with oil. When the oil is hot, put the beans in a pan. Fry the beans in the pan for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, and then add the spinach. Cook for another 7-10 minutes, depending on how quickly the spinach melts. Turn off the stove. Make sure the lenses are soft and then drain the water. Set the pot aside, let the lenses to cool. Take a plate and start serving. To do this, place the beans on the bottom of the plate and the lentils on top. Shake the dish with nutritional yeast and crushed walnuts. Sprinkle cayenne pepper on top to spice it up. Bon Appetit!

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