Lentils, Red Chief - 2 Lbs.


Red Chief Lentils (Lens Esculenta) are a medium size quick cooking lentil. Red Chief Lentils are deep orange to red in color and are about 1/2 to 3/4 cm. wide with a mild, earthly flavor and soft texture. Red Chiefs 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. They are a staple food for many South Asian cultures.

Suggested Use:
Red Lentils are a hearty addition to casseroles, soups and stews. Season Red Lentils with spicy chile peppers, fresh herbs, garlic or curry powders. They're delicious in cold or hot salads; toss cooked, chilled lentils and diced roasted vegetables with a little olive oil.

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  • Model: B65AJ
  • Shipping Weight: 2.25lbs
  • 8 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: D'allasandro

This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 07 May, 2008.

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