Quick Lentil Pitas

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This is a great recipe to make when you’re on the go and don’t have a lot of prep time. The key with any beans is to have a batch pre-cooked in your fridge at all times to make quick meals when you don’t have time for the soaking and boiling.

Each serving is packed with 21 grams of complete protein, 16 grams of fiber, about 30% daily value of most b-vitamins, 37% DV of iron, 31% DV zinc, and 23% DV magnesium.

Makes 2 servings

Ingredients:
2 cup cooked lentils
Extra-virgin olive oil
Garlic powder
Turmeric powder
Sea salt
Leafy greens
Salsa
4 Whole grain pitas

Directions:
Heat a frying pan to medium-high heat, and lightly drizzle the pan with olive oil. Place the pita pockets in the pan, and fry until each side is a light golden brown.
Place the lentils in a small bowl. Lightly season to taste with a dash of garlic powder, turmeric, and sea salt.
Fill each pita half with ½ cup of seasoned lentils, and desired amounts of greens and salsa. Enjoy!

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