Lebanese Mjaddara (Lentil Mix) Recipe

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Submitted by maya_ac

Makes 12 servings



Made in my country for generations. Dish very high in iron!!

Recipe Ingredients for Lebanese Mjaddara (lentil mix)

2 cups raw lentils
6 cups water
4 medium onions
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup cooked rice
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

Recipe Directions for Lebanese Mjaddara (lentil mix)

  1. Soak the lentils in water overnight. Boil them in the same water about one and a half hours. Brown onions in oil, then add half of onions, rice and seasonings to lentils. Let the mixture boil for a few minutes.

  2. When it thickens, pour into a tureen, and spread the remaining onions over the top.

Categories

Main Dish, Middle Eastern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 199.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
196
Calories from Fat
44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
104mg
4%
Potassium
370mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
28.8g
10%
Dietary Fiber
10.5g
42%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
9.2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 3% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
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