- Distinct nutty flavor
- Perfect for soups and stews
- Size - 2 x 2.2 lb/1 kilo
Tiny brown "Puy" Pardinas Lentils are the most prized of the three main varieties of lentils grown in Spain.
Pardinas lentils are unique because they retain their shape, and have a distinct nutty flavor. They are an unexpected treat to those who consider lentils an ordinary fare.
The other two Spanish varieties of lentils, big fat green Castellanas and medium brown ones, are often bland, do not retain their shape and cook almost to a purée.
Pardinas lentils are the ideal foundation for a pot of classic Lentejas con Chorizo, a favorite hearty stew from Spain. Because our artisan quality lentils are super-dried to preserve their full flavor and retain their shape, they require overnight soaking.
To prepare traditional Lentejas con Chorizo, you will also need some pimentón smoked paprika, some jamón serrano, chorizo, and olive oil. You can find all of these ingredients at La Tienda.
Serving size 1/4 cup dry ( 35g) Serving per container: About 26 Cal.130. Fat 0.5 g. (1%).Saturated fat 0%. Cholesterol 0g.( 0%). Sodium 0mg .(0%). Carbohydrate 22g. (44%). Dietary Fiber 11 g. (44%). Sugars 0g. (0%). Protein 8g (0%) Vitamin A 0%. Vitamin C 2%. Calcium 2%. Iron 15%. * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Customer ReviewsAverage rating from 6 reviews Write a review
"Great lentils, they taste as the ones at home! Cook them with Chorizo Palacios"
inmamore - Chevy chase, MD - Mar 31, 2015
"Delicious! Made the lentil and chorizo stew and it was fantastic!"
Michael Rosado - Valley Stream, NY - Mar 23, 2015
"we always wait for these to come back in stock, good flavor, stand up to cooking, not mushy"
LISA - NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Jan 19, 2015
"Lentils held up after unintended extended cooking, didn't turn into mush."
NANCY BOILEAU - FELTON - Feb 24, 2013
"These are the lentils you have been searching for! Plump, delicious and perfect for your next Spanish Lentil and Chorizo Stew. So happy!"
Kim Rogers - New York - Feb 7, 2013
"Pardinas lentils are simply the BEST ... and we've enjoyed lentils from around the world ... these little legumes cook and taste perfect ... every time."
Sher - May 28, 2010