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Discover the Coral Lentils from Trésors de Beauce

The coral lentil is a small red gem whose radiant orange hue conceals immense nutritional richness and endless versatility, making it the ideal ingredient to add vitality and flavor to your dishes such as dahls, velvety soups, or purees. Rich in antioxidants, proteins, fibers, and iron, it is brimming with health benefits.

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The Coral Lentil from Trésors de Beauce, produced at the Ferme des 3 Rois

The Ferme des 3 Rois provides natural products due to its technical expertise and the use of cutting-edge agricultural equipment. Their meticulous approach to fertilization and irrigation reflects a daily commitment to quality, from the planting process to packaging, ensuring biodiversity is respected. Coral lentils are cultivated by sowing their seeds directly into the soil, typically in the spring. After planting, the lentil plants grow quickly and are ready to be harvested in about 90 to 110 days.

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The flavors of the Coral Lentil from Trésors de Beauce

Coral lentils have a mild and slightly sweet aroma when cooked. They also give off a subtle hint of hazelnut. These lentils have a more delicate flavor than other lentil varieties, making them popular in many dishes, especially soups, curries, and salads. The natural aroma of coral lentils pairs well with various spices and aromatic herbs.

How to use coral lentils in cooking?

Coral lentils can be used to prepare creamy soups, spicy curries, fresh salads, or vegetarian patties. They cook quickly and don't require prior soaking, making them a convenient choice for quick and nutritious dishes.

How to cook coral lentils?

To cook coral lentils, simply rinse them in cold water to remove impurities. Then, in a saucepan, add 1 part of lentils to 2 to 2.5 parts of water or broth. Bring to a boil, reduce to low heat, cover, and simmer for about 15-20 minutes, until the lentils become tender but maintain their shape. Drain any excess water if necessary.

Some suggestions for using coral lentils

  • - Coral Lentil Curry: prepare a coral lentil curry by sautéing in water an onion, garlic, seeded tomato, minced bird's eye chili, washed coral lentils, your choice of curry, salt, and pepper;
  • - Split Pea and Coral Lentil Dahl: simmer garlic, onion, spices of your choice, split peas in a pan, and add your coral lentils 40 minutes later. Add a mixture of water/broth/tomato concentrate and cook for 20 minutes;
  • - Pumpkin and Coral Lentil Velouté: immerse chunks of pumpkin and your coral lentils in a saucepan and cook over high heat. Blend, then add goat cream or fresh goat cheese.

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Organic Agriculture FRANCE
Allergen Absence
Native country FRANCE
Nutritional Info VN Energie pour 100 g (energy for 100g) : 1326 kJ / 317 kcal
VN Matière grasse (fat) : 0.8 g
Dont acide gras saturés (of which saturated fat) : 0.14 g
VN Glucides (carbohydrate) : 44.9 g
Dont sucres (of which sugars) : 1.29 g
VN Protéines (protein) : 27.7 g
Vn Sel (salt) : < 0.13 g
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