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Luengo, a long tradition in high quality pulses.

Luengo, a long tradition in high quality pulses.

Pulses have played an essential role in Mediterranean cuisine for centuries, leaving a profound influence on Spanish gastronomy. From hearty stews to savory rice dishes, pulses such as chickpeas, lentils, and beans are a staple in Spanish cooking and can be found in every region of the country.

The history of pulses.

The cultivation and consumption of pulses can be traced back to the earliest days of agriculture in the Mediterranean. In ancient times, they were crushed and used to make bread, added to soups and purees, and boiled with other vegetables and a drizzle of olive oil. Thanks to their nutritional value, high protein content, and long shelf-life, pulses were often referred to as the "poor man's meat."

Luengo, a top legumes brand. 

Luengo is a leading brand in the pulses market, with a history that spans almost 100 years. Their roots may be traditional, but they embrace change and continuously innovate products to keep up with the times. They began by selling dried pulses and later introduced cooked range, which is sold in jars. Recently, they have expanded their pulse family to include options that cater to modern lifestyles, such as pulse and vegetable combinations and mini options. The extensive selection and high-quality products make them one of the top brands in the market, and they are committed to providing our customers with new and exciting ways to enjoy pulses.

Pulses are not only versatile and delicious but also an excellent source of plant-based protein, making them an ideal ingredient for vegan and vegetarian diets. From lentil meatballs to chickpea nuggets, lentil and red beans empanadas, white beans salads pulses have become a trendy and flavorful addition to many dishes in recent years. So why not try incorporating some pulses into your next meal and discover the many delicious ways to enjoy these nutritious and versatile ingredients?

Here you have some delicious and easy recipes presented by Luengo. Enjoy!

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