Small Brown Lentils from Thessaly (17.6 oz)



Lentils may well be one of the world's most nutritious and affordable foods, and they have been a staple in the Greek diet since antiquity. Lentils are 30% protein, making them an excellent source of plant-based protein, and they are also high in fiber, manganese, B vitamins, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and iron. These lentils are produced in Thessaly with no preservatives or pesticides.

Recipe Ideas

Lentils are a delicious and versatile source of vegetable protein and fiber, making them an ideal vegetarian entree. Conveniently, they don't require presoaking like most other legumes. Lentil soup or "fakes" is a simple and nutritious Greek staple, but you can also add lentils to rice pilafs or even pasta to enhance the nutrition and satiety of these simple carbohydrates. Lentils also make a delicious cold salad when combined with vegetables like onions, roasted red pepper, Greek oregano, and a drizzle of Greek extra virgin olive oil.

Lentil Soup with Kale and Chile Pepper

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Clay-Baked Minoan Lentils "Minoikes Fakes"

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