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Black Beluga Lentils 2 lbs

$11.99
SKU:
LEG-LEN-BEL
Weight:
3.00 LBS
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Product Description

Not only do the tiny jet-black lentils resemble beluga caviar in appearance, they are also as rare as
their namesake. Their natural deep ebony color adds striking drama to any plate. Lentils are one of
the healthiest foods because they are naturally low in fat, high in fiber and folate and are a good
source of protein, essential amino acids, vitamin B complex vitamins, iron and minerals. With 24%
protein, the Beluga has the highest protein level of all lentils. The mild flavor and firm texture make
Black Beluga lentils a good choice for soups and salads.

Suggested Uses


Beluga’s make a good choice for delicately spiced soups such as a black lentil soup and they meld
perfectly with vinaigrettes and marinades to make salads. For stuffed red peppers or eggplant, mix
with bread crumbs, minced onion and garlic. Use in vegetarian cooking as a meat substitute.

Basic Preparation

Carefully sort lentils and rinse thoroughly. Add 1 cup of lentils to 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil,
then reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for 15-20 minutes. skimming any foam from water. Yields 2 cups
cooked.

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