Lentils come in a huge variety of colors and flavors ranging from brown to orange to green. This lentil is in the brown coloring. Lentils have a high nutritional value second only to soy beans. They need no presoaking and cook in only 45 minutes and have a pleasant, peppery taste. They make a great soup by themselves and can be ground and made into meatless patties. Lentils work great for sprouting and sprout in 2-3 days. They make a great addition to salads because they are crisp and sweet. With all these benefits it makes them a top of the list in your long-term food storage.
Shelf life estimates are based on industry studies from sources deemed reputable. Since Food Assets and Rainy Day Foods has no control over individual storage practices, they must disclaim any liability or warranty for particular results.
Shelf Life: Store in cool dark place to maximize shelf life. Storing properly in our enameled cans and Super pail buckets, product may store 25 years. Bulk products need to be repackaged for long term storage.
Packaged in a plant that handles milk, wheat, eggs, soy, and tree nut products.
Directions: Add 1 cup water to 1/3 cup lentils and simmer over low heat. May add to casseroles and soups. Also great sprouted.
Servings per Container:
#2.5 can: N/A
#2.5 case: N/A
#10 can: 88 oz. (2495g) 29 servings
#10 case: 174 servings
Mylar Bag: 1.5 lbs (680g) 7 servings
Bulk: 25 lbs (11.34kg) 118 servings
Bulk: 50 lbs (22.68kg) 236 servings
6 Gallon Regular Bucket: 43 lbs (19.50kg) 203 servings
6 Gallon Super Pail Bucket: 43 lbs (19.50kg) 203 servings