Organic Red Lentils are dried, split legumes that are incredibly versatile and delicious! Like pasta, red lentils can be cooked in a pot of boiling, salted water, and for approximately 20 minutes (tender with a slight bite), or until desired texture. Red lentils are earthy and mild in flavor, while tender in texture. Cooked red lentils can be used as an alternative to meat in recipes; they can also be used as an addition to salads and soups. Red lentils blend or mash easily to add texture, thickness, and depth to recipes as well! Buy Organic Red Lentils by 500g, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry must-have!
HEALTH BENEFITS: A heart-healthy addition!
Certified organic, vegan, wheat-free, and gluten-free, lentils are an excellent source of protein, fiber, and iron! Lentils are an excellent source of protein, fiber, and iron. High in soluble fiber, lentils as part of a dietary staple help to lower cholesterol, reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, and stabilize blood sugar levels.
CULINARY TWIST: Beyond soup!
Classically, lentils can be used in soups, salads, curries, and delicious side dishes. Red 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, 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 either warm or cold, making them incredibly versatile! If you’re after a new soup recipe, follow this delicious and easy Curried Lentil Soup, combing red lentils, vegetables, and warm spices!
ABOUT LENTILS: Did you know?
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.
HOW TO STORE YOUR LENTILS: Preserve freshness!
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 36 months.