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Lentil and Leek "Risotto" Recipe

Looking for an easy Lentil and Leek "Risotto" recipe? Learn how to make Lentil and Leek "Risotto" using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by nerdy_girl

Makes 4 servings



from http://thevegandiet.blogspot.com/search/label/rice%20recipes

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil and Leek "Risotto"

2 cups leeks, well-scrubbed and chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup red pepper, finely chopped
1 tbsp olive oil
3 cups vegetable broth, or water
1 1/4 cups brown rice,
1 Salt and pepper to taste
1 pinch of basil
1 cup lentils, pre-cooked
1/4 cup parsley, freshly chopped
1/2 cup carrots, finely grated

Recipe Directions for Lentil and Leek "Risotto"

In a 4-quart deep pot with cover, sauté leeks, garlic, and red pepper in oil. When soft, add broth or water, and stir in rice along with seasonings. Reduce heat and simmer covered for about 40 minutes or until rice is done. Uncover, stir in cooked lentils and re-heat until piping hot. Garnish with parsley and grated carrot before serving.
Categories

Beans, Rice, Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 362.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
32mg
1%
Potassium
486mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
63.4g
21%
Dietary Fiber
7.5g
30%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
10.1g
Vitamin A 74% Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 7% Iron 21%
* 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
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very high in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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