Sunflower-Lentil Spread

Lentils are a powerhouse provider of Resistant Starch. In this recipe, they help you get nearly a third of your way to your daily 10-gram goal.

Resistant Starch: 3.1 g


4 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup spread and 1/2 pita)
Total time: 10 Minutes

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 180
Fat 3 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 1.5 g
Protein 10 g
Carbohydrate 29 g
Fiber 10 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 430 mg


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, juice, salt, and pepper in a blender; process until smooth. Stir in sunflower seeds, celery, scallion, and parsley.

2. Microwave pita halves on HIGH 1 minute. Serve with spread.