Eston Lentils are the seed of a small shrub and are dried after harvesting. The nature of the legume is such that when cooked they loose their shape and are therefore an excellent choice for thickening soup. Lentils are often cooked with curry spices and served with rice in many south Asian countries.
Green Eston Lentils are pale green, slightly speckled, lens-shaped legumes that are known for their easy preparation, earthy flavor and high protein content.
- Firm texture that holds its shape
- Approximately 1/8- to 1/4-inch in diameter
- Robust, peppery flavor
- Sometimes called “toor” or “Masoor daal”
Nutrition FactsServ. Size: 1/4 cups (44 g/1.6 oz), Servings: 8, Amount Per Serving: Calories 150, Fat Cal. 10, Total Fat 1g (2%DV), Sat. Fat 0g (0%DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholest. 0mg (0%DV), Sodium 5mg (0%DV), Total carb. 27g (9%DV), Fiber 7g (28%V), Sugars 1g, Protein 10g, Vitamin A (0%DV), Vitamin C (0%DV), Calcium (2%DV), Iron (15%DV). Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.