Lentil Seed Red Lentil Seeds, Microgreen, Sprouting, Organic Seed, NON GMO - Country Creek LLC Brand - High Sprout Germination- Edible Seeds, Gardening, Hydroponics, Growing Salad Sprouts

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Country Creek Brand - Red lentils for sprouting, soups, food storage, & more. Red Lentil soup is hearty and nutritious and was a staple food of the middle east from biblical times to the present.Lentils are bushy annual plants that are a part of the legume family. They are thought to have originated in the Middle East, or Southeast Asia during the Neolithic period. It is thought to be one of the first agricultural crops, and it grows well in all of the limited rainfall areas of the world. Half the worlds production comes from India, but Canada is the world's largest exporter.The protein content levels of lentil seeds range from 22-35%, making it the third highest plant based food after soy and hemp. They have high levels of several amino acids, and are one of the best plant based sources for iron.You will need to soak the seeds for 8-14 hours, but they will sprout within 1-2 days. They should be rinsed at least every 12 hours to avoid mold growing. The seeds should be refrigerated after sprouting.