French Green Lentils are a rare and highly sought-after deep-green variety of lentils known for their peppery flavor, high protein content and sturdy structure, which holds up through cooking. While originally grown in the Puy region of France, they are now also produced in Italy and North America.

  • Firm texture and robust, peppery flavor
  • Add to hearty and warming soups and stews
  • Ideal for cold bean salads
  • Pair with lamb, salmon and poultry


Carefully sort and rinse lentils thoroughly. Add 1 cup of lentils to 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for 15-20 minutes. skimming any foam from water. Yields 2 cups cooked.