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.
Lentils, Red, Organic
27 in stock
27 in stock
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.
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.
Compared to some other types of dried beans, lentil are quick and easy to prepare.
- These lentils have not been irradiated
- Country of Origin’s: Turkey, USA or Canada
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 lentils is typically 15-20 minutes.
organic red lentils (PROCESSED IN A FACILITY THAT ALSO PROCESSES WHEAT)
Serving Size 1/4 cup (45g)
Amount / Serving
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 27g
Dietary Fiber 7g
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Vitamin D 0mcg