Black Lentils, Organic

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Description

Known for their high nutritional value, mild earthy flavor and firm texture, these black lentils are an essential ingredient in the Mediterranean pantry.

Black Lentils are tiny, black, lens-shaped legumes that have high nutritional value, mild earthy flavor, and firm texture that holds throughout the cooking process. A Mediterranean pantry essential, these petite wonders cook quickly and offer a creamy consistency. These petite legumes do not require pre-soaking and cook very quickly. They go well with many dishes, you can use them in soups, salads, stew, and side dishes.

  • Protein-rich plant food
  • Excellent source of fiber
  • Rich in nutrients including Thiamin, Iron, Phosphorus and B vitamins
  • Very low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium
  • Organic, vegan, non-GMO, kosher
  • Net weight: 1 lb

How to Use

Basic Instructions:


Rinse lentils well with fresh water. Pick over to remove any debris.
Combine 1 cup black lentils with 3 cups of liquid (water, stock, etc). Be sure to use a large enough saucepan, lentils will at least double in size. Add seasoning of choice. Stir in a pinch of kosher salt (the salt will slow the cooking, but it will enhance flavor and help make the lentils easy to digest.)
Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer until lentils are tender (about 20 to 25 minutes, adding more water as needed to keep the lentils submerged.)
Once the lentils are cooked, strain them well be serving

Suzy's Tips

For a healthy side next to things like Greek baked cod or Spatchcock chicken, simply cook black lentils as indicated above and finish them with a drizzle of our Early Harvest Greek extra virgin olive oil.

Ingredients

Organic Black Lentils


Allergy Info: Packaged in a facility that also processes tree Nuts, wheat, and sesame

Shipping & Satisfaction Guarantee

Returns

At The Mediterranean Dish, we want you to feel completely confident and satisfied with your purchase. That's why we offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. If, for any reason, you are not completely happy with your order, we will gladly refund your purchase price. More details.

Please note during the cold winter months, our olive oils can sometimes freeze during transit and cause some of the natural waxes to separate from the oil, causing some cloudiness or floating particles. This is completely normal and does not impact the quality of the olive oil in any way. To thaw, simply leave the olive oil in room temperature. Do not in any way warm up the olive oil in a microwave or put it in direct sunlight. Olive oil is best stored in a cool dark room to preserve its life and quality.

Shipping

We typically ship orders within 1 business day of receiving it. Most of our packages will be shipped UPS or FedEx Ground and will be delivered within 2-5 business days. Occasionally we ship via USPS if the packages are lighter in weight.

A shipping confirmation with tracking info is provided as soon as the order ships. Check you spam folder if you do not see your shipping confirmation, or feel free to contact us at sales@themediterraneandish.com.

At this time, we do not ship outside the United States.

Why buy from us?

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

We believe in our products. That’s why we guarantee your satisfaction or your money back.

Non GMO

You can be rest assured that none of our lentils contain bioengineered ingredients.

Fresh

We are doing this the old fashioned way! Our suppliers package only to order, and we, in turn, order in small batches to ensure freshness and flavor integrity.

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