Black Beluga Lentils
Black Beluga Lentils are small lentils that are shiny black in color, easy to cook, and are good in soups or salads. Because of their size and color, it is thought that they look like beluga caviar.
With an appearance similar to beluga caviar, black beluga lentils are one of the smallest in the lentil family and have a jet black, shiny skin once cooked. Once peeled or split, these black lentils reveal a rich yellow core.
Preparation and Use
Lentils, a favorite in soups and vegetarian dishes, come in dozens of varieties and colors.Because black beluga lentils tend to become soft when cooked, they are ideal for soups and stews. Lentils can also be cooked with grains to make baked goods. Served cold, black beluga lentils have a firmer texture and are popular in salads or as a side dish.
Conserving and Storing
To preserve quality store in a cool dry area. 65º F