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The puy green lentil is a green small, mottled lentil variety. The term Puy green lentil is protected throughout European union.
They are praised for their unique peppery flavour thanks to the climate and volcanic soil in that region of France. Lentils is an annual plant, that can be used in many preparation. The lentils are rich in fibers, proteins, vitamins and iron.
A good substitute to rice of pasta, the cooking time is usually 10 to 40 minutes, it can be eaten boiled, fried or soaked.
The puy green lentil is perfect for a fresh salad or to accompany a meat. Very appreciated from the plant based aficionados as well.