ORGANIC LENTILS, beluga, black
Botanical Name: Lens culinaris
Country of Origin: USA / Canada
Production: Beluga lentils are a type of small, black lentil, which supposedly get their name from their resemblance to Beluga caviar. They are grown in the cool, dry climates of Canada and America's Northern plains.
Qualities: they are considered the most nutritious variety of lentils. One half cup of uncooked black lentils provides about 26g protein, 18g fiber, 100mg calcium, 8mg iron, and 960mg potassium.
Common Use: depending on your cooking methods, they take approximately 25 minutes to cook and are delicious in soups, as lentil salads, or side dishes.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark, and dry place.
Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the CFIA or FDA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.