FRENCH GREEN LENTILS, ORGANIC, 700 grams.
Organic French Type Lentils are the same variety as Puy lentils except they aren’t grown in Puy. Our lentils are grown in Canada, in healthy organic soils. Considered the gold standard in lentils, French Green Lentils are small, deep olive green and black speckled lentils provide an exciting accent to any dish. Easily seasoned, they add an earthy, peppery flavor which complements rich stocks and sauces.
Organic French Lentils are dried, whole legumes that are incredibly versatile and delicious! Like pasta, French lentils can be cooked in a pot of boiling, salted water, and for approximately 30 minutes (tender with a slight bite), or until desired texture. French lentils are earthy and nutty in flavor, while tender in texture.
These nutrient rich little lentils are a great addition to any diet. One 90g serving of cooked green speckled lentils is a source of Thiamin (B1), Potassium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Iron and Copper. If you are looking for food that keeps you going in a busy lifestyle lentils are a great choice as B vitamins and Iron contribute to normal function of the immune system and the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.
These lovely little slate green lentils have blackish-blue undertones and are rich in antioxidant phytochemicals. They hold their shape well and don’t break down easily into a dahl type mush, so they are great in side dishes and salads.
Classically, lentils can be used in soups, salads, curries, and delicious side dishes. French lentils can also be used in unique ways to create vegetarian meals. Lentils are small in size which mimics the texture of ground meat. Use this comparison in recipes, such as shepherd’s pie, meatloaf (mash or grind lentils for this application), meat balls, Bolognese-style tomato sauce, stuffing’s, etc. Lentils are incredibly diverse legumes that soak up flavors and pair well with a wide variety of ingredients; in addition, lentils can be served both warm and cold, making them incredibly versatile!
French lentils blend or mash easily to add texture, thickness, and depth to recipes as well! Buy Organic French Lentils by 500g, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry essential!
For optimum freshness keep in a cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight. Store in a tightly sealed container. Please note, our packaging is biodegrable, and is not suitable for long term storage. We suggest you transfer your products to a sealed container upon receipt.
Allergen Information: Packed on premises that handle gluten, tree nuts, sesame, soya, peanuts.