BLACK BELUGA® LENTILS


Black Beluga Lentil named after its "caviar like" appearance once it is cooked.This tiny black lentil is very unusual. Introduced to the natural food industry by Timeless in the early 1990′s, Black Beluga® Lentil has found its way to menus at upper end restaurants and specialty stores across the country. It was named by one of our favorite customers for its “caviar-like” appearance once it is cooked.


At 24% protein, the Black Beluga® ranks highest of any lentil we’ve found. Mild flavor makes the black lentil a good choice for delicately spiced soups and salads. Try them as a bed for fish or chicken.


Black Beluga® Lentils cook in about 20 minutes at a simmer.

Available in:
16 oz. Retail Package
25 lb. Food Service Pack

Black Beluga® Lentil is a registered trademark of Timeless Seeds, Inc.



PARDINA LENTILS


Pardina Lentils - Recommended for pasta-based dishes and any recipe of Mediterranean cuisine.Also known as “Spanish Brown,” the Pardina Lentil is a small brown lentil with a yellow interior. It is rarely found on the shelves in North America, but is the lentil of choice in Spain and the Mediterranean. Don’t confuse this lentil with its typical supermarket cousin.

The Pardina lentil has a distinctive nutty flavor, and it holds its shape well after being cooked, making it perfect for lentil salads and for soups that will be reheated. Recommended for pasta-based dishes and any recipe of Mediterranean cuisine.

Pardina Lentils cook in about 30 minutes at a simmer.

Available in:
16 oz. Retail Package
25 lb. Food Service Pack



GREEN LENTILS


GREEN LENTIL is a good choice for chili, baked dishes, stews and hearty soupsA large versatile lentil with a greenish brown seed coat. Earthy in flavor, the Green Lentil is a good choice for chili, baked dishes, stews and hearty soups. Makes a nice side dish for beef or buffalo entrees. It is the favorite lentil in many South American countries.

Green Lentils cook in about 30-35 minutes at a simmer.

Available in:
16 oz. Retail Package
25 lb. Food Service Pack



FRENCH STYLE LENTILS


FRENCH STYLE LENTIL is preferred by gourmet chefs in EuropeSometimes called “French Green,” this beautiful blue/green mottled lentil originated in the le Puy region of France.

Its distinctive appearance is matched by its excellent flavor and smooth texture. Throw in its fine cooking qualities and ability to hold its body, and it is easy to understand why the exquisite French Style Lentil is preferred by gourmet chefs in Europe. Highly recommended as an ingredient in broth-based, herb soups and gently flavored hot or cold salads.


French Style Lentils cook in about 30 minutes at a simmer.

Available in:
16 oz. Retail Package
25 lb. Food Service Pack



PETITE CRIMSON LENTILS


Petite Crimson is quick cooking and suited well for Asian cuisineThe Petite Crimson Lentil has had its rusty brown skin removed to reveal the bright red seed underneath. It is thought this lentil originated in Turkey, and historians surmise that it was this lentil for which Esau sold his birthright in Biblical times.

The Petite Crimson Lentil is quick cooking, and is well suited for Mid Eastern and Asian cuisine. Since it is “skinless” and cooks quickly, it is recommended for recipes that call for purees, and all recipes calling for “Red Lentils”. Does not hold its shape well if overcooked.


Petite Crimson Lentils cook in about 10 minutes.

Available in:
16 oz. Retail Package
25 lb. Food Service Pack



HARVEST GOLD® LENTILS


HARVEST GOLD LENTIL is a quick cooking ingredient that works well in dips, soups, and baked goodsThis bright yellow lentil is sunshine in a package! With its dull skin removed, the is a quick cooking ingredient that works well in dips, soups, and baked goods.


Harvest Gold® Lentils cook in about 10 minutes and become mushy if overcooked, so we don’t recommend them for long-simmering stews, casseroles, or clear soups.


Available in:
16 oz. Retail Package
25 lb. Food Service Pack

Harvest Gold® Lentil is a registered trademark of Timeless Seeds, Inc.