These are a year-round pantry staple, essential for rounding out salads during hot weather and hearty soups in the winter months. Regardless of the season, their quick-cooking, no-soak-required nature makes them ideal for healthy weeknight meals.
Red lentils are currently all the rage as an anti-aging superfood. Covered by a brown seed coat, it is only when they are split or de-hulled that the bright red colour is revealed.
Lentils were a staple in the diet of ancient Persians, who consumed lentils daily in the form of a stew poured over rice.
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+ Nutritional Info
GRAMS PER SERVE SERVES PER PACK PER SERVE PER 100g ENERGY 705 1410 PROTEIN 14.05 28.1 FAT, TOTAL 0.45 0.9 SATURATED 0.05 0.1 CARBOHYDRATE 28.55 57.1 SUGARS 2.7 5.4 SODIUM 5 10
- + Ingredients
- + Health Benefits
Red whole lentils contain iron, as well as some of the same anti-oxidants found in tea and red wine, they’re an excellent, low-fat choice for any diet, and particularly useful for vegans. Quick-cooking, they’re considered one of the tastiest lentils out there!
- + How to use
These fibre-rich legumes add hearty flavour to everything from salads to veggie burgers. Lentils can help create savoury and satisfying meals such as soups, salads, curries, casseroles and pies. Try making a creamy curried lentil and pumpkin soup or a warm lentil pancetta and feta salad. Healthy, unusual and fit for any foodie!
See also Red Split Lentils
- + Country of Origin
Product of Australia
- + Storage Instructions
Store in a cool dry area away from direct sunlight