Very small almost black lentil that cooks quickly and stays firm. Lentils date back to biblical times and are eaten Europe, Middle East, India as well as the U.S. Lentils can be used as a vegetarian main dish including soups and stews.
Lentils are a natural diuretic and don't contain sulfur so there are no gas side affects like that produced by eating beans. The lentil is also very high in protein.
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