Lentils are one of the most interesting legumes, from a nutritional point of view, because they are among the richest in protein (once they were also called "the meat of the poor"). They are also very rich in fiber and mineral salts, especially iron and magnesium. This particular variety stands out for being smaller. Lentils are traditionally prepared as a side dish or are eaten in soups and salads. Lentils are part of the dried legumes most appreciated in Europe and traditionally prepared as a side dish or are used in soups and salads.