Petite Crimson Lentils

10-60 lbs
Starting at
$35
Incl Ground S&H

Product Information

PRODUCT INFO

The brightly colored petite crimson lentil has a mild, earthy flavor and soft texture when cooked. Though it may lose its shape, this lentil is one of the faster cooking varieties available.

The lentil, the dried seed of a small shrub, is an ancient staple in southern Asia that has been consumed for over 8,000 years. Besides possessing a mild earthy flavor of their own, lentils take on flavors well and have extremely high levels of protein (26%) and iron. When mixed with grains (traditionally rice) on the same plate, the resulting meal provides complete plant-based protein.

STORAGE

Lentils should be stored in a cool, dry place until needed.

RECIPES & TIPS

As a group, lentils pair well with garlic, onions, vinegar (sherry or wine), mint, olive oil, citrus, and sausages.Petite crimson lentils are ideal for thickening soups due to their tendency to break down when cooked.

How to Cook Lentils

Bean & Lentil Recipes