As discussed yesterday, their are great meals to eat after a grueling workout session and a heavy meal is just not it.
Red pepper and lentil bake [Recipe]
High in vitamin A, vitamin C, and fiber, red bell peppers make a perfect accompaniment to protein-rich lentils in this low-calorie recipe.
Among the 4 meals that were listed as perfect for after workout, Red pepper and lentil bake is low on calories and protein packed.
So here's all you would be needing for this meal.
1 teaspoon olive oil1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped1/2 cup lentils, such as Puy or green2 1/2 cups low-sodium, organic vegetable broth4 red bell peppers, deseeded and chopped1 large cooking apple such as Granny Smith or McIntosh, peeled, cored, and chopped2 teaspoons dried basil1/4 cup white wine14 ounces canned chopped tomatoes1 ounce shredded cheddar cheese1/3 ounce shredded parmesan cheeseSalt and pepper to taste
Note: Please feel free to play with the recipe as would suit your tastes.
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