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Lentils and Rice Recipe

Looking for an easy Lentils and Rice recipe? Learn how to make Lentils and Rice using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sunkist_skye

Makes 6 servings



basiclly as per http://kalynskitchen.blogspot.com/2010/06/recipe-for-mujadarra-middle-eastern.html

Recipe Ingredients for Lentils and Rice

1/3 cup olive oil
1 cup dry rice
1 cup dry lentils
3 cups diced onion
1/4 tsp cumin
1 salt

Recipe Directions for Lentils and Rice

  1. Cook rice

  2. Add lentils to approx 4 cups of water. Cook for about 25 minutes or until just soft. (time will vary based on freshness of lentils).

  3. Meanwhile chop onion and sautee with oil in shallow pan. Slowly cook over 25 minutes, and allow to caramelize.

  4. When onions are ready add cumin and mix (remove half and place on papertowel for garnish if desired).

  5. Stir in lentils (use a slotted spoon, or strainer). Cook for a couple of minutes.

  6. Add hot rice.

  7. http://kalynskitchen.blogspot.com/2010/06/recipe-for-mujadarra-middle-eastern.html

Categories

Rice, Side Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 132.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
355
Calories from Fat
113
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.6g
19%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
33mg
1%
Potassium
427mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
49.3g
16%
Dietary Fiber
11.2g
45%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
11.1g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 4% Iron 22%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
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