Did you know that one cup of lentils provides thirty percent of your recommended daily iron intake? thirty percent!  Stock your pantries kids,photo (2)
this legume should be a staple in your plant-based diet. Or any diet for that matter!


  • 2.5 cups lentils
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1/4 bell pepper chopped
  • handful of baby spinach
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • oil for frying
  • sea salt & pepper to-taste


  1. Hot Pan Cold Oil : a rule my father taught me years ago. Heat your pan to desired heat    (I usually stay safe with medium) and add enough oil for frying
  2. Add onions and brown as desired
  3. Add lentils & bell pepper, stir until soft
  4. Throw baby spinach on top the last minute of frying (I like to keep them partially raw) and sprinkle with nutritional yeast, salt & pepperphoto (1)
  5. Toss
  6. Serve with hummus on warm naan bread

Serves 2