Beluga lentils are a type of small, blacklentil, which get their name from their resemblance to Beluga caviar. are rich in protein and fiber — like all varieties of lentils. Just a half cup of cooked black lentils packs in about 12 grams of protein and 9 grams of fiber, a powerful nutrient combo that helps keep you full and energized.
how to cook
Basic Black Beluga Lentils
- Bring the water to boil in a medium saucepan.
- Add the lentils and cook, uncovered, for 20 minutes, or until "al dente" but cooked through.
- Place in a colander to drain and rinse under cold water and drain again.