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Sunflower-Lentil Spread

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

Health AUGUST 2010

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

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 180
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.5g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Carbohydrate: 29g
  • Fiber: 10g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 430mg
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