#794 Lentils, French
Net Wt: 16oz (454g)
not require soaking. Simmer 1 cup lentils with 4 cups water for 20 to 25
minutes, drain. Skim the water while cooking. One cup dry yields 2 cups cooked.
Green Lentils (Lens Esculenta) are a hard-to-find Lentil that are a beautiful
deep fall green. These lentils contain a seed coat and are 1/2 cm. wide with a
mild, earthly flavor. The French Green Lentils texture is a bit firmer than most
other lentils and hold their shape well when cooked. This tiny lens shaped pulse
has traditionally been used as a meat substitute (a pulse is the dried seed of
any legume, such as beans and peas). Lentils are the seed of a small shrub and
are dried after harvesting. Lentils have been eaten for over 8000 years and
originated in Southwestern Asia along the Indus River. The are a staple food for
many South Asian cultures. The Latin word for Lentil, Lens, was used in the 17th
century to describe eye glasses because of the similarity in shape.
Serving Size: 1/4 cup (32g), Amount Per Serving: Calories 110, Cal. From Fat 5,
Total Fat 0g (0% DV), Saturated Fat 0g (0% DV), Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV), Sodium
0mg (0% DV), Total Carbohydrate 18g (6% DV), Dietary Fiber 4g, Sugars 2g,
Protein 9g, Vitamin A (0% DV), Vitamin C (4% DV), Calcium (2% DV), Iron (15% DV).
Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Packaged on equipment that also packages peanuts, tree nuts, soy and wheat.
Our warehouse stores packaged tree nuts, soy, and dairy items in common areas.