#DYK that we grow some of the healthiest foods in the world in Canada? One of those foods is lentils. Nutritionally, they are a good source of fibre, potassium, folate, plant protein and help with blood sugar control. Plus they are easy to cook and taste great!
Canada grows about 1/3 of all the lentils worldwide and 95% of Canada’s lentils are grown in Saskatchewan. Canada began growing lentils in the 1970s and thanks to plant scientist Dr. Al Slinkard we are now one of the largest lentil growing areas and there are now over 5,000 active lentil farmers in Canada.
In this course, you will learn about:
- how lentils are grown in Canada
- the different kinds of lentils grown in Canada
- how to cook with canned and dried lentils
- how to make lentil puree
- how to sprout lentils
- how to prepare simple recipes using lentils
You can skip around to the different sections you are interested in or do the modules in order!