The lens a delicious meal in large quantities vegetable protein, which helps people lower their cholesterol and fat levels. In addition, these grains help to improve bowel function, thanks to the high fiber content. If you want to reduce your meat consumption, then lentils are a great choice for you.
Thanks to B vitamins and minerals such as zinc or selenium, lentils are a great option as they provide an antioxidant effect. Today we will give you the recipe for making lentil minced meat, you will love it.
- 400 grams of lentils
- ½ white onion
- ¼ white onion, finely chopped
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
- 1 chipotle chili in adobo sauce
- 3 large red tomatoes
- 1 carrot, peeled and chopped
- 1 large potato, peeled and diced
- ½ tsp. ground cumin
Put the lentils in a medium saucepan, cover with water, add the bay leaf and half of the onion. Bring to a boil, and once it boils, reduce the heat and let it cook for 15 minutes.
Blend the tomatoes and chipotle pepper.
Heat the oil in a pot and add the chopped onion for 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for another 3 minutes.
Drain the lentils and reserve the liquid in which they were cooked. Add the lentils to the pot and stir.
Add the tomatoes and chipotle sauce until the tomato paste starts to change color.
Pour in 3 cups of the broth or liquid from the lentils, carrots, potatoes, cumin, and oregano. Season.
Let it boil. When it boils, reduce the heat and cook for 20 minutes.