With about 14 types of lentils, we love the small Pardina brown lentils. They have a rich nutty flavor and wonderful blue and purple undertones to their brown skin. These lentils are also one of the few types of lentils that retain its shape while cooking, making it great for a variety of uses. Brown lentils are not only delicious but they also come packed with protein one serving can have 13 grams of protein as well 14 grams of dietary fiber. We love finding new ways to use lentils in the kitchen and hope you will love this guide!