Umbrian Lentils

These lentils are from Castelluccio di Norcia - at about 4,500 ft above sea level inside the park of Monti Sibillini, located between the regions of the Marche and Umbria.

Storage Condition: Ambient
Size: 1kg
£16.45
In stock

The plants grow to be between 8 to 16 inches in height and prefer moderate climates. The small round seeds of the lentil plants are enjoyed by many cultures throughout the world. Rich in vitamins, protein and mineral salts, lentils (of all varieties) are every nutritious. Castelluccio lentils are quite different than the other varieties available on the market: the climate and soil of Umbria contribute to their thin skin and soft consistency, allowing for them to be cooked without having soaked first.

Usages:

  • Use in soups, salads, dahls and stews.
Energy 1373KJ / 323Kcal
Fat 1.4g
of which Saturates 0.4g
Carbohydrates 45.1g
of which Sugars 7.0g
Fibre 16.4g
Protein 24.3g
Salt 0.05g
Lentils 100%
Shelf life once opened - within best Before
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