French Lentils… How To Cook Them

You probably already know that lentils are chock-full of both soluble and insoluble fiber. But, are you aware that consuming lentils is quite advantageous for the optimum functioning of the brain? “Why,” you might ask?

It’s because this tiny nutritional giant provides a steady stream of glucose to the brain. Let’s first understand the ultra importance of glucose, shall we? Glucose is a sugar and key source of energy for cells in the body, and glucose is the only fuel the brain can use.

“But, why is the high fiber content of lentils a crucial component in keeping the brain in tip-top shape,” you may be wondering? It’s because the fiber regulates the release of the glucose, and the latter stated is what supplies a continuous flow of fuel which in turn powers the brain cells.

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Recipe Authored By Dianne Wawrzyniak-Marshall
My Hebrew name… Makalath Lachaamah Ahmath
“to nourish with bread and truth”

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This specific method works beautifully for perfectly cooked, French lentils.
Once you have cooked lentils available, you’ll definitely want to experience them in this super fantastic meal…

Moroccan Spiced, Roasted Sockeye Salmon Over Citrussy, French Lentil Puree
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Quality Of Ingredients
A person’s health is only as good as what they eat along with the highest quality standard thereof.

“Brought beds, and basons, and earthen vessels, and wheat, and barley, and flour, and parched corn, and beans, and lentiles, and parched pulse, and honey, and butter, and sheep, and cheese of kine, for David, and for the people that were with him, to eat: for they said, the people is hungry, and weary, and thirsty, in the wilderness.” … 2Samuel 17:28-29

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In a 8 quart pot, put:

French lentils, 45 ounces

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If you get the 5 pound package of French lentils, you’ll save money!

Hunza Organic French Lentils (2 lbs)

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Sort through lentils, and discard any debris. Thoroughly wash lentils.

For washing the lentils… I use the largest bowl in this marvelous set, and I place it underneath this awesome strainer.
The holes of this strainer are absolutely great for keeping the lentils inside of it… this is exactly where you want them to stay!

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Himalayan salt, unrefined… 1 teaspoon

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Optional Yet Really Delicious!…
Bay leaves, dried… 3 large

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Water, filtered… 12 cups

1} In a covered pot, bring water to a rolling boil.

2} Simmer the lentils over a low to medium heat.
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3} Keep pot covered, and simmer the lentils for 30 minutes.

4} During the cooking process, be sure to stir the lentils every 10 minutes.

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5} Taste the lentils.
They should have kept their shape, yet they should be just tender to the bite.

6} Strain away all the liquid from the lentils, and drink this nutritious liquid.
Remember to remove the 3 bay leaves.

7} Allow the lentils to cool.

8} Refrigerate or freeze the lentils to store them.

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