Merchant Gourmet Authentic French Puy Lentils 500g
Price per 100g: 56p
These genuine Puy Lentils are grown in the region of Le Puy en Velay in France and are without doubt the tastiest lentil we know. The volcanic soil and unique climate of Le Puy en Velay give these dark green lentils their uniquely peppery flavour and strong earthy aroma, making them a firm favourite with all food lovers.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Prepare & Use
For best results:
No need to pre-soak. Rinse the lentils under running water then drain. Put the lentils in a saucepan and cover with twice their volume of water (try vegetable stock, or half stock half wine for extra flavour). Bring to the boil, then simmer for 15-20 mins until the lentils are 'al dente' (firm to the bite). Drain and serve.
Country of Origin
2 Rollins Street,
Do not eat raw lentils. The product may contain volcanic stones and small wheat grains which contain gluten..
- Contains: Gluten
Authentic Puy Lentils.
Suitable for Vegans
Suitable for Vegetarians
|Typical values||per 100g|
|of which sugars||4.8g|
|of which saturates||0.4g|
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