Sicilian organic small lentils are one of the legumes most recommended and suggested by nutritionists. Ideal for those who follow a vegan and vegetarian diet and also useful for all those who want to fill up in a healthy way without weighing down their stomachs. Small lentils are low in fat and rich in iron, protein, and carbohydrates. They are very digestible and provide the body with a good dose of vitamins and minerals. Lentils contain a very high percentage of potassium and good levels of phosphorus, magnesium, and calcium. They are also a good source of B vitamins and vitamins C, K, and E.
In the kitchen, it is widely used for excellent soups with fresh spring onion, organic extra virgin olive oil and black pepper.
It should be noted that, compared to all other legumes, lentils contain the highest proportion of protein. They are also characterized by good energy content and can therefore be considered a fairly complete food from a nutritional point of view.
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They do not contain gluten, so they are also suitable for celiacs. The pulp of the lentils or the flour of these legumes can be used in confectionery preparations in place of the classic flour.
They should be stored in a cool, dry, and possibly dark place.
This variety of black lentils is an ancient cultivar typical of the Sicilian hinterland, specifically in the province of Enna: it is almost in danger of extinction due to its extremely laborious cultivation.