Lentil and Spinach Gratin

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Lentil and Spinach Gratin
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Health Score:
9,6 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 35 min.
Ready in
Calories:
367
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie367 kcal(17 %)
Protein18.58 g(19 %)
Fat18.85 g(16 %)
Carbohydrates35.76 g(24 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage10.84 g(36 %)
Vitamin A998.31 mg(124,789 %)
Vitamin D0.2 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E3.27 mg(27 %)
Vitamin B₁0.37 mg(37 %)
Vitamin B₂0.69 mg(63 %)
Niacin6.86 mg(57 %)
Vitamin B₆0.77 mg(55 %)
Folate321.76 μg(107 %)
Pantothenic acid1.22 mg(20 %)
Biotin12.55 μg(28 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.84 μg(28 %)
Vitamin C87.68 mg(92 %)
Potassium1,409.92 mg(35 %)
Calcium384.03 mg(38 %)
Magnesium126.93 mg(42 %)
Iron6.1 mg(41 %)
Iodine2.25 μg(1 %)
Zinc3.19 mg(40 %)
Saturated fatty acids8.58 g
Cholesterol44.5 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
500 milliliters Vegetable broth
1 bay leaf
250 grams Red Lentils
200 grams Feta
8 tomatoes
1 onion
2 garlic cloves
1 Red chili pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon Tomato paste
salt
peppers
300 grams Spinach
vegetable oil (for the baking pan)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
SpinachLentilFetaolive oilTomato pastetomato

Preparation steps

1.

Combine broth with bay leaf and bring to a boil. Rinse lentils in a colander under hot water, add to the broth and cook for about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and let soak for 5-10 minutes. Crumble cheese and add about half to lentils, remove bay leaf. 

2.

Blanch tomatoes in hot water, rinse in cold water and peel. Quarter and remove seeds, dice finely. Peel onion and garlic and dice finely. Rinse and halve chile pepper, remove seeds and ribs and chop finely. Heat oil in a pan and saute onion, garlic and chile pepper until translucent. Add tomato paste and saute briefly. Add tomatoes and simmer for about 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

3.

Rinse spinach and blanch in salted water for a few minutes. Drain and squeeze, chop coarsely.

4.

Grease baking pan. 

5.

Layer half of lentils, half of tomato sauce and half of spinach in a baking pan, repeat layers. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and bake in preheated oven at 200°C (approximatley 400°F) for about 30 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the oven and serve.