Rancho Gordo

Black Caviar Lentil

Small, gentle, quick-cooking lentils with a luxurious flavor and texture. Firm yet creamy, they are sure to be your new best friend in the kitchen.

Suggestions: Salads, soups, stews

These are hearty, small ebony lentils that resemble caviar but have a unique lentil taste and texture. The skins almost melt away. Versatile and indulgent, they are less common than brown or green lentils and are at home in both rustic dishes and elegant meals.

Made by: Rancho Gordo

Made in: USA

Specifications: 1 lb.

Further Reading: Latin name: Lens culinaris

Use: To cook, simmer gently with water, a bay leaf, and a garlic clove until done, about 20 to 25 minutes. Check them often as they can overcook quickly. 

Take a look at Rancho Gordo's Basic Bean Cooking for more handy cooking and storing tips. 

 

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