Lentils, Green - Bulk

Starting at: $14.20

Green Lentils 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 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.

Suggested Use:
The quick cooking and nutritious nature of lentils make them an obvious choice for winter soups. They are also good cooked and chilled for salads or mixed with bread crumbs to stuff vegetables. Blend lentils with middle eastern couscous and use as a bed for seafood or poultry.

You can bulk these lentils in different bulk amounts.  Please use the drop down menu to select the bulk size of lentils that you would like.   The price listed is in addition to the base price for the bulk lentils.  For example if it says 10 lbs bulk +$24, you should add an additional $24 to the bulk lentil amount.


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  • Model: B15AJ
  • Shipping Weight: 10lbs
  • 1 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: D'allasandro

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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 24 April, 2008.

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