Lentils with bacon


Lentils with bacon

Lentils are the seed of an annual legume plant. Lentils are eaten from prehistoric times due to the high content of vegetable protein. It is beautiful as for vegetarians, and is an excellent side dish for meat dishes.

The vegetable protein contained in lentils is easily digestible, as well as a high iron content is an advantage of these legumes, and a small amount of fat is ideal for dietary nutrition. The folic acid content is quite high, one serving of ready-made lentils contains 90% recommended daily allowance, which is very important for women of childbearing age. Also lentils contain fiber, which improves digestion and prevents the occurrence of colorectal cancer. Lentil boosts immunity and normalizes the urogenital system.

I offer you a great dinner, namely lentils with bacon. There are a lot of varieties of lentils, today it will be Turkish lentils of a pleasant yellow color.

Let's start cooking!

We need:

  • Lentils (Turkish) - 1 glass
  • Bacon 150 gr.
  • Carrots - 1 pieces.
  • Bulgarian pepper - 1 / 2 pcs.
  • Onion - 1 / 2 pcs.
  • Celery - 2 Stalk
  • Salt
  • Mixture of peppers
  • Sunflower oil for frying


Lentils with bacon

Step 1

Cut carrots and onions into medium bars.

Lentils with bacon

Step 2

Pepper and celery also cut into small cubes.

Lentils with bacon

Step 3

In a preheated pan send carrots and onions. Fry until golden onions and half-ready carrots.

Lentils with bacon

Step 4

Next add pepper and celery. Simmer on medium heat for 15 minutes under a closed lid.

Lentils with bacon

Step 5

Fry bacon in small strips in a frying pan until crispy on both sides.

Lentils with bacon

Step 6

Add lentils to the vegetables in the pan and pour hot water over to fully cover the beans, do not forget to salt and season. Stew lentils 20 minutes on low heat.

Lentils with bacon

Step 7

Put the prepared dish on plates, decorate with bacon. Bacon can be added directly to the lentil itself and mix.

Bon appetit!

Lentils with bacon

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