Organic, vegan, wheat-free, and gluten-free, split Red Lentils are an excellent source of protein, fiber, protein, fiber, and iron. Organic Red Split Lentils cook differently to most other lentils and become a soft pulp which is comforting and warming on a cold day. If you are wondering which recipes these lentils are best for, choose dahls and soups with rice and aromatic spices.
Grown in the fertile Canadian prairies, these bright and colorful lentils are packed full of healthy nutrients. One serving of these tasty organic red lentils (90g) is high in Folate, Iron, Thiamin (B1), Pyridoxine (B6), Pantothenic Acid (B5) and Zinc. Due to their soft consistency red lentils create a great binding base for lentil bakes and nut loaf.
Unlike beans, lentils do not need to be soaked since they tenderize easily in boiling water. Though rare, tiny pebbles can be found in a batch of dry lentils. It is always best to lay lentils out onto a large plate and sift through the batch quickly. Because they cook quickly red lentils are one of the more convenient whole food options for vegetarian and vegan diets. They combine well into tomato pasta sauces and stews for added protein in the place of meat.
Storage: 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.