Puy green lentils are certified AOP (Protected Designation of Origin) and are grown without fertilizer.
“Anicia” is the name of the Puy green lentil. The presence of lentils in a terracotta vase, found in Gallo-Roman remains near Le Puy, shows that its cultivation in the appellation region dates back at least to the Gallo-Roman era.
Le Puy green lentil is one of the most typical products of Haute-Loire, in salads, as an accompaniment, as a dessert or even as a spread, there is something for everyone!
The Puy green lentil is a non-mealy almond, with a thin skin and a very delicate taste.
Cooking Tips: rinse in cold water, no need to soak. Put the lentils in twice their volume of cold water. After rotating the valve, cook over low heat for about 7 to 10 minutes.
Put the lentils in 4 times their volume of cold water. After boiling, cook for about 20 to 25 minutes.