They have about 1/3 the size of regular lentils. The outer shell is removed and they cook up in about 4-6 minutes without soaking. Versatile for thickening soups, sauces and gravies as a puree.
Petite Crimson Lentil Soup, Salad, and Garnish
Petite Crimson Lentils have been decorticated (seed coat removed) which makes them cook very quickly. To retain shape, cook only 4 to 6 minutes. For golden puree for soup, cook for 20 minutes. Before cooking, pick over lentils.
Do not rinse or presoak.
As a soup...
1 cup Petite Crimson Lentils
2 cups chicken, beef, or vegetable bouillon
2 cups chopped fresh vegetables of your choice
Put all ingredients in a large pot, bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 min., stirring often. When vegetables are tender, add salt and pepper to taste and serve piping hot.
As a garnish...
Cover with water, bring to a boil, and simmer for 4-6 minutes. Drain. Use as a garnish in baked potatoes, fish or meat dish.
As a salad...
Cook as above, adding 1 teaspoon of lemon juice to cooking water (to help retain color). Drain and mix with your favorite salad dressing and fresh parsley. Try adding to other salads
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Our Autumn Lentil Blend is a seasonal colored blend of some of our best selling lentils including, French Green, Petite Crimson, Spanish Pardina. The color of the blend fades if cooked too long. The blend provides a mild, earthly flavor and soft texture.
Autumn Lentil Mix Side Dish
Bright yellow decorticated lentils. Larger than the Petite Crimson Lentils. They hold their shape when cooked for 5-6 minutes. Wonderful for salads or quick seasoned side dishes. If cooked longer they will puree into a good soup base with fresh vegetables added meats, pasta or fish.
Tiny green lentils like they grow them in France.
They make a delicious side dish or bed for meats, fish or game.
They hold their shape after cooking.
Excellent as a simple dish with butter, salt and pepper.
Also available in organic
Petite French Green Lentil Side Dish
1 cup Petite...
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