Lentils, French Green, Organic

$3.31

57 in stock

Lentils are a delicious addition to any pantry, but what sets these French Green Lentils apart from Azures other lentils is their slightly darker green color and smaller size. French green lentils are about 1/3 the size of a standard green lentils with a nutty flavor and generally hold their shape when cooked.

57 in stock

SKU: BE299 Category:

Description

The health benefits of lentils and other legumes are well documented. Many long-term studies have shown that they protect your heart, stabilize your blood sugar, guard against colon cancer and provide an important source of vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber.

  • Organic
  • Non-GMO
  • Country of Origin(s): USA, Canada

When you compare the facts about fiber content in foods, legumes lead the way. Men need at least 30 to 38g of fiber each day. Women need at least 20 to 25g. One cup of cooked lentils provides more than 15 grams of dietary fiber. They’re also a leading source of folate and magnesium which are proven to be beneficial to heart health.

Lentils are an excellent source of molybdenum, copper, phosphorus, and manganese. Additionally they are a good source of iron, vitamin B1, pantothenic acid, zinc, potassium, and vitamin B6.

Compared to some other types of dried beans, lentil are quick and easy to prepare.

Directions

Cook using 3 cups of liquid (water, or stock of your choice) to 1 cup of dry lentils.  Be sure to use a large enough saucepan as the lentils will double, or triple in size. Bring to a boil, cover tightly, reduce heat and simmer until they are tender. Cook time for whole lentils is typically 15-20 minutes.

Ingredients

organic French green lentils

Nutrition Info

Serving Size 1/4 cup (45g)
Calories 160
Amount / Serving
%DV

Total Fat 0.5g
1%
Saturated Fat 0g
0%
Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg
0%

Sodium 0mg
0%

Total Carbohydrate 29g
11%
Dietary Fiber 14g
50%
Total Sugars 0g

Includes 0g Added Sugars
0%

Protein 10g

Vitamin D 0mcg
0%

Calcium 23mg
2%

Iron 4mg
20%

Potassium 437mg
10%

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