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Organic French Green Lentils

CODE: 1006
Origin: Canada
$4.90
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Organic French Green Lentils (also known as Puy lentils) are different from most other lentils as they hold their shape well once cooked. They are a tiny, lens-shaped seed of a small shrub. They are about 1/2cm wide and have a mild earthy flavour. They are vegan and wheat-free.

 




Nutritional Information   Average quantity per 100g
Energy   1260g
Protein   23.7g
Carbohydrates   35.8g
Sugars   2.8g
Fat Total   1.7g
Fat Saturated   0.2g
Sodium   5mg

Ingredients: Organic French Green Whole Lentils.


Benefits  See the benefits of this product

French green lentils are pack with soluble fibre - 1 cup contains 16 grams. French green lentils have a high amount of protein, one cup of lentils contains 36 grams of protein. The daily recommended intake of protein is 56 grams for men 19 to 70 years old and 46 grams for women in this same age group. One cup of French green lentils contains 100 percent of the recommended daily intake of iron.

Served Best See the best way to serve this product

They are a great choice for winter soups, salads, curries, pilafs, stuffing and stir-fries. Mix with breadcrumbs and use to stuff peppers or eggplant. They’re also great in salads and soups or add garlic and thyme for a delicious side dish!

How to cook  See how to cook this product

Cook on a stovetop, using 3 cups of liquid (water, stock, etc) to 1 cup of dry lentils. Be sure to use a large enough saucepan as the lentils will double or triple in size. Bring to a boil, cover tightly, reduce heat and simmer until they are tender. Cook time is typically 15-20 minutes.