Lentils are among the most digestible legumes. Moreover, because their cellulose content is lower, they are less likely to cause flatulence and bloating. Also, lentils do not need soaking and are the quickest legume to cook. Therefore, there is absolutely no good reason to keep them away from your diet! Lentils constitute a very high source of dietary fibre and an excellent source of iron.
Red lentils can be incorporated incognito in a spaghetti sauce, especially if they are lightly overcooked. Add red lentils in a good heartwarming soup where they will boost the nutritional value.