Organic French Lentils
These are small greenish-grey beans that hold their shape after cooking. Lots of protein and would be called "al dente" if they were pasta.
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This deep green lentil's texture is a bit firmer than most other lentils and hold their shape well when cooked. This tiny lens shaped pulse has traditionally been used as a meat substitute. "Lentils contain various essential nutrients such as dietary fiber, lectins, and polyphenols that help reduce the risk of conditions like heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and some cancers." WebMD, USA
Rinse lentils before cooking. Combine 3 parts water or broth and 1 part lentils in a sauce pan over medium-high heat. Bring to a low boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain before serving. Instapot: Use the same ratio and cook for 5 minutes on high pressure, then natural pressure release for 20 minutes. Drain before serving.