Black Forest Blend™

Black Forest Blend™

Item # 16331-6/2 lbs.


Features

  • High in complex carbohydrates, protein and fiber
  • Important part of a vegetarian diet 
  • Absorbs complex flavors very well
  • Long shelf life when stored in a cool,dry place
  • Quick cooking, no soaking needed
  • Staple food for many South Asian Cultures

Ingredients

Green lentils, split baby garbanzo beans, French green lentils, black beluga lentils

Pack Size

6/2 lb. sleeves = 12 lbs. per case

Storage

Store in a cool and dry environment.

Preparation and Cooking Instructions

Rinse and sort through lentils to remove any unwanted material.
Stovetop: Bring 4 qts. water or stock to a boil. Stir in 2 lbs. Black Forest Blend, reduce heat and simmer covered for 15-17 mins., or until desired texture. Drain excess liquid and serve.
Steamer: In a full hotel pan, combine 4 qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Black Forest Blend. Steam uncovered for 25-30 mins., or until desired texture. Drain excess liquid and serve.
Combi/Convection Oven: In a full hotel pan, combine 4 qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Black Forest Blend. Cover and cook for 30 mins. at 350° F, or until desired texture. Drain excess liquid and serve.

Yield: 26 half-cup servings.