Lentils, Red, Organic

$2.93

27.88 in stock

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.

27.88 in stock

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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.

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.

  • Organic
  • Non-GMO
  • Kosher
  • These lentils have not been irradiated
  • Country of Origin’s: Turkey, USA or Canada

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 lentils is typically 15-20 minutes.

Ingredients

organic red lentils (PROCESSED IN A FACILITY THAT ALSO PROCESSES WHEAT)

Nutrition Info

Serving Size 1/4 cup (45g)
Calories 150
Amount / Serving
%DV

Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
0%
Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg
0%

Sodium 15mg
1%

Total Carbohydrate 27g
9%
Dietary Fiber 7g
28%
Total Sugars 2g

Includes 0g Added Sugars
0%

Protein 11g

Vitamin D 0mcg
0%

Calcium 40mg
4%

Iron 1.2mg
15%

Potassium 0mg
0%

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