Traditional, Value-Added Applications of Dry Peas, Lentils & Chickpeas

Thanks to their robust nutritional profile, pleasant flavor, comparatively low cost, and cooking versatility, legumes have been an important part of the human diet for millennia. From the Fertile Crescent to the Palouse and over to the Northern Plains, USA dry peas, lentils, and chickpeas have provided an incredibly broad array of products and been incorporated into an endless variety of dishes.