Whole Brown Lentils, Balady (Cedar) 2 lb
Whole Brown Lentils, Balady (Cedar) 2 lb.
All natural, low fat, high protein.This is by far the most common variety of lentil, and probably the one that you see at your local grocery store. They can range in color from khaki-brown to dark black, and generally have a mild, earthy flavor. They cook in about 20 to 30 minutes and hold their shape very well.
Green lentils are about the same size as brown lentils but with a glossy surface. They cook longer, about 45 minutes yet they hold their shape well after cooking, which makes them a good choice for salads. Green lentils are often described as earthy in taste and texture.Lentils are suited to soups and salads but the green lentil has a slightly different flavor as it tastes peppery while the brown lentil has an earthy flavor. The green lentil is better suited to stews or dishes with longer cooking times because it holds its shape better.
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