Organic green lentils, purchased in bulk through Azure Standard and broken down into smaller packaging.
Legumes have been used throughout the earth for thousands of years. They come in hundreds of shapes, sizes and colors, are versatile and amazingly convenient because they can be dried and stored for years. Soaking beans for a couple of hours brings them back to life, activating enzymes, proteins, minerals and vitamins.
Beans can be eaten raw, sprouted or cooked, ground into flour, curdled into tofu, fermented into soya sauce, tempi and miso. They are excellent in chilies, soups and salads. Beans are high in iron and packed with protein. They are also a rich source of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, potassium, phosphorus and an excellent source of fiber and complex carbohydrates. They are low in sodium and saturated fats.
Allergen Alert: Processed in a facility that also handles wheat & soy.
Lentils are a member of the pea family, and are the easiest bean to prepare. They require no presoaking and take only 30 minutes to cook. Use in making soups, casseroles, and patties. They may also be sprouted and used on salads.