Wholesale – Organic Lentils & Peas
Item Code: 025
Black Lentils also known as beluga lentils have a strong earthy flavor and firm texture. They are considered to be the most nutrient dense out of all types of lentils.
Brown Pardina Lentils
Item Code: 021
Brown lentils are around 1/4 inches in diameter and have a lens or disk like shape to them. They can range in color from a tan to dark brown color and generally have a mild, earthy flavor.
French Green Lentils
Item Code: 007
French Green Lentils are the tiny, lens shaped seed of a small shrub. The texture of French Green Lentils is a bit firmer than most other lentils. Due to their firm texture, they take longer to cook than regular lentils and they hold their shape well when cooked. Excellent for soups, stews, salads, dips, and spreads
Item Code: 040
Golden Lentils are the tiny, lens shaped seed of a small shrub. Golden Lentils are richly gold in color with a mild, earthy flavor and soft texture. Golden Lentils are smaller and rounder. Excellent for soups, sauces, salads, dips, and spreads
Item Code: 008
These round, oval or heart-shaped disks are small, oftentimes smaller than the tip of a pencil eraser. Green lentils are known for retaining their shape after cooking and feature a hearty dense nutty flavor. Excellent for soups, stews, salads, dips, and spreads
Green Split Lentils
Red Split Decorticated Lentils
Item Code: 009
Red lentils are considered to be the sweetest lentils and have an unique appearance of gold to orange to bright red. These lentils are very popular in Indian cuisine for making dahl and curry. Additionally uses include making lentil flour for pasta, chips, and tortillas.
Red Whole Decorticated Lentils
Decorticated Red Lentils have their seed coats removed and are an excellent source of magnesium, folate, soluble fiber, and iron. Of all legumes and nuts, lentils contain the third highest level of protein. Twenty-six percent of lentils’ calories are attributed to protein.
Red Whole Lentils
Red Whole Lentils are tiny, reddish-orange legumes that cook quickly, making them a perfect ingredient for quick, healthy dinners. The flavor is mild, earthy and slightly sweet (compared to the stronger earthier flavor of brown and black lentils). Red lentils break down faster than other types of lentils when cooked.
Black Eye Peas
Item Code: 011
Black Eyed-Peas, (actually a bean, rich in potassium, iron, and fiber and protein but cholesterol-free and low in fat and sodium), are native to Africa, where they have been a popular food since the Middle Ages. These pease are 7-15 centimeters in length and are believed to have been first domesticated near Africa’s Lake Chad in what is now northeastern Nigeria and northern Cameroon. In traditional Southern cuisine, the cooked beans are mixed with meat, spices, and leafy greens. However, they also make a great addition to soups, stews, and salads.
Green Split Peas
Split Green Peas are husked and split in half. The Green Split Pea has a mild flavor and soft texture and is about 1/4 of an inch wide and soft green in color. The Green split pea has more of an earthy flavor than the whole dried pea, similar to the lentil in flexibility and nourishment. Green split peas impart an earthy flavor and are most commonly used in thick soups and stews. The peas break apart when cooking, thickening the texture of the soup. Split peas even add a colorful and tasty flare to dips, spreads, baked casseroles, and stuffing!
Green Whole Peas
Item Code: 020
Green Whole Peas are husked and about 1/4 of an inch wide and pale green in color. Split peas tend to have a mild flavor and soft texture, having more of an earthy taste than the whole dried pea. Green Whole Peas are an acceptable substitute for fresh peas in a recipe.When ground first, they can be made into a split pea soup in about 3 minutes. Ground peas make an excellent thickener for other dishes, adding a robust flavor all their own. They can also be an ingredient in meatless patties.
Yellow Split Peas
Item Code: 013
Yellow split peas have a more distinct earthy and slightly sweetier flavor than their green peas counterparts. Common uses and applications include split pea soup, salad, and dips.
Yellow Whole Peas
Yellow Whole Peas are about 1/4 inch in diameter and pale yellow to beige in color. They have a mildly sweet flavor and soft, granular texture. A rich source of vitamins A, B and C, fiber, protein and potassium, they help thicken soups, stews and curries as they cook.