Definitions for "Lentils"
Keywords:  legume, stews, dried, soups, beans
Small legumes. Available in different colors.
Flat, round, dried seeds of a legume that is rich in protein and carbohydrates, as well as are a significant source of riboflavin.    Fast cooking and commonly used in soups, stews and purees.  Lentils are traditionally served throughout Italy on New Year's Eve because they are considered to bring good luck.
Flat and round, lentils are the fastest cooking of all dried beans. The three major varieties are Le Puy, the most intensely flavored lentil; common green or brown lentils; and yellow or red lentils, which are popular in Indian cooking-- particularly Dal.
Keywords:  asking, food
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