Dried lentils|Agricola Locci
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Dried lentils
  • Dried lentils

Dried lentils
Agricola Locci

The dried lentils of Agricola Locci are the result of the Umbrian agricultural tradition. Lentils have been grown and processed according to the ancient peasant tradition of colfiorito. 100% Umbria.

Data sheet

Harvest location
Spoleto
Average altitude
250 m slm
Species
lens culinaris medikus
Sowing period
October and November
Harvest period
July and August
€4.33
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The Agricola Locci lentils are expertly cultivated, produced and packaged exclusively in Umbria in accordance with the integrated farming directions. The “Lens culinaris medikus” variety is sown in February and March and harvested in June. Lentils are a high-quality product that stands out in terms of colour and unique taste. Rich in proteins and low in fat, they are considered an important meal that enrich our daily diet. You can taste lentils with toasted bread or you can create soups with vegetables and extra virgin olive oil as you wish.

Umbrian Tradition recipe

Olio Extravergine di Oliva Tenute Santa Chiara Dop Umbria

VEGETARIAN LENTIL SOUP

INGREDIENTS

250g lentils - 1 onion - extra virgin olive oil to season - small bunch fresh parsley - 1 rosemary branch - salt and black pepper to season - 1 tbsp plain flour

METHOD

Place lentils in a large bowl of fresh water overnight. Drain and place in a large pot of salted boiling water, adding rosemary and parsley. Cook for approximately 15 minutes. In a pan add olive oil and brown the chopped onion until it is golden in colour. Add the plain flour and stir well. Drain the lentils, keeping aside the broth, and add them to the onion. 

Mix well and season with salt and black pepper. Continue to stir while the lentils gather up the flavours, then add the broth you set aside and complete the cooking. 

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