Medallions of lentils against cholesterol

The lentils are perfect for the anti-cholesterol diet because they provide energy and high in fiber, both soluble and insoluble, as well as protein and iron. In fact, they can become a good substitute for some little meat indicated for hypercholesterolemia. In this case, I propose a tasty vegetable format, the medallions. They are easy to prepare, combine with other vegetables and the taste will not disappoint anyone. Simply try them and you will surely benefit from its properties in a more than interesting.


One cup of cooked lentils

Medium size onion

A piece of red pepper

Media carrot

A clove of garlic

Chickpea flour to bind

Salt, pepper and spices


Put to soak lentils overnight and cook in boiling water until tender. Chop the onion, carrot, pepper and garlic, then putting them together with the lentils in the bowl of the mixer. The latter must be drained as much as possible.

Process until ingredients are blended and season with salt, pepper and herbs that you feel like doing (oregano, thyme, parsley, etc). Add to lentil mixture enough gram of flour to a mixture that fits you malleable.

Form balls in the size of a fist, then flatten and if you want it or not, these medallions bursting lentils with bread crumbs. Cook in a skillet over medium heat sprayed with a little vegetable and enjoy your salad or side header.

If you love lentils and want to watch your cholesterol, you can also prepare them in the form of salad, with some cous cous, which will also be great in a pate.

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