Weight and volume in food – convert deciliter to grams, cups and ounces

Converting weight and volume in foodHow much does 100 ml flour weigh? Some recipes use ml and some use oz. To be able to follow a recipe it’s good to know how to convert weight and volume.
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Lemon scented chickpea and lentil hummus

Chigpea and lentil and soybean hummusA fresh tasting hummus with 3 different kinds of legumes, which all are good sources of protein.
For a creamier hummus add more olive oil. Hummus can be eaten on your sandwich, with a burger or with a salad.
6 portions, or 600 ml. Cooking time: 60 minutes, 15 minutes if you are using precooked lentils and chickpeas.
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Green lentils spiked with rhubarb, spinach and ginger

rabarber-spenat-linser-sThis unusual combination actually works! The dish has a mild spicy flavour, perfect for the summer when both rhubarb and baby spinach are in season.
Any left overs? Throw them in your lunchbox the next day!
Cooking time: 50 minutes, including a 15 minutes tea break. Faster if you are using precooked lentils.
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Green lentil burgers with ajvar – tasty and filling

Green lentils with ajvarThese burgers are quite compact and very filling. Ajvar gives them a lovely paprika flavour. Serve them with a fresh green salad with some bite in it, like coleslaw salad.
The burgers can be deep frozen and reheated in the microwave.
6 portions, or 12 burgers. Cooking time: 60 minutes, or quicker with precooked lentils.
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Warm salad with lentils, pistachios, grapes and feta cheese

Green lentils with grapes and nuts A lukewarm salad good for both lunch and dinner, all year ’round.
Should there be some leftovers, it’s perfect for a lunchbox for tomorrow at work! Save the salad separately from the feta cheese, so you can warm the salad slightly and then sprinkle over the feta cheese.
Cooking time: 30 minutes if you use dried green lentils. 20 minutes if you buy precooked lentils or precook them yourself.
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