Are lentils keto friendly?
1/4 cup (35g)
% Daily Value*
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
No. Lentils are not really keto-friendly.
Lentils have 29 grams of carbs. About 1 gram is sugar and 15 grams is fiber. This results in 14 grams of net carbs. This makes lentils ill-suited for a keto diet.
Consider the following keto-friendly options:
Edamame is a keto-friendly option. It contains 8 grams of total carbohydrates, with about 2 grams coming from sugar and 4 grams coming from fiber. The net carbs comes out to 4 grams, 11 grams less than lentils.