French Green Lentils


These all-natural French green lentils are a staple in the Mediterranean pantry. They are know for having a pleasant, mild peppery taste. When cooked, their firm texture allows them to hold their shape well without turning mushy. That’s why green lentils are super versatile and can be used in a variety of ways–from salads, to satisfying sides, and hearty stews. Save when you buy as part of our lentil bundle.

Net wt. 16 oz (454 g)

Availability: In stock

Green lentils can take anywhere from 30 to 45 minutes to cook, but they can be made ahead. If properly refrigerated, cooked plain green lentils may keep up to 5 days in the fridge.

  • 1 cup of dry green lentils will make about 2 1/2 cups cooked lentils.
  • To cook, 1 cup of dry green lentils requires 3 cups of liquid

How to Cook Green Lentils (basic instructions) 

  1. Rinse one cup of dried lentils with water; pick over and remove any debris.
  2. Transfer them to a saucepan and add 3 cups liquid (water, broth, etc.) Add seasonings and aromatics of choice. Add a pinch of salt (salt may slow down cooking a bit, but it is important to flavoring the lentils.)
  3. Bring the water to a rapid simmer, then cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer until lentils are tender (anywhere from 25 to 45 minutes, adding more water as needed to keep the lentils submerged.)
  4. Once the lentils are cooked, strain them well be serving

Green Lentil Recipes:

Because of their firm texture and mild peppery taste, green lentils are a versatile legume that can be used in a variety of ways. Here are just a few recipes:

Even cooked very simply in boiling water, and finished with our Early Harvest Greek extra virgin olive oil, green lentils can make the perfect bed for this saucy Mediterranean baked fish.


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