Italian brown lentils - 17.6oz

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The lentil, for its protein content, can represent a valid alternative to meat and fish. Lentils, like all legumes, can be consumed preferably once or twice a week, served with whole grain cereal or pasta.

Characteristics: smaller size and softer dough are ideal mainly for soups and side dishes.

Suggestions: brown lentils are ideal for a single dish if served with equal amounts of rice or pasta but can also be used in the preparation of soups to be served with garlic croutons, here is the recipe for a vegetarian lentil soup but first remember to wash and select them to avoid a pebble ending up in your dish!

Directions: prepare a "soffritto" (light fry in a pan with 2 or 3 tbsp of olive oil) with onion, carrot and celery, add 500g of brown lentils, 200g of diced tomatoes and 1.5 liters of broth, cover and let it cook. Serve with extra virgin olive oil and garlic bread.

Wine pairing: Brindisi Rosato or other rosé or white wine.

Origin: Italy.

Net weight: 17.6oz

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