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Sunflower-Lentil Spread

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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