French lentils are often considered to be the best and most delicate of all lentils, with their distinctive blue-green speckles and rich flavour. They hold their shape well, but tend to take a bit longer to cook than other varieties.
Organic French lentils
In a large pot, bring 3 cups water (per 1 cup lentils) to a boil. Add lentils and simmer partly covered for about 45 minutes; check for tenderness after 18-20 minutes. To retain firmness, try adding a teaspoon of oil to the water before adding the lentils.
Try using French Du Puy lentils in soups, various vegetarian dishes, or sprouted for added nutrition.
May contain traces of wheat and gluten, other seeds or small stones.
Westpoint Naturals (Vancouver)