Lentils, French Lentils

Where to buy them, how to use them, and more!

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Lentils are part of the legume family which includes beans, chickpeas, peas, peanuts, and … yep, lentils.

What are French Lentils?

French lentils are a type of lentils that are darker in color, smaller in size, and less starchy than regular lentils. The texture of French lentils is less mushy and they keep their pretty round shape after cooking – which makes them a perfect addition to healthy salads.

The slightly nutty and peppery flavor of French lentils also sets them apart from other types of lentils.

Where to buy French lentils

We like these French lentils from Azure Standard.

Are French lentils a healthy food?

French lentils are an excellent source of protein and fiber, making them a great weight loss food.

And they also contain iron, magnesium, b vitamins, and zinc

How do you use French lentils?

French lentils Cooked French lentils are especially great in salads because they hold their shape better than regular lentils.

Recipes that use French lentils

How to store French lentils

Dry French lentils should be stored in a cool, dry place.