Middle Eastern Lentil Pilav Recipe

Looking for an easy Middle Eastern Lentil Pilav recipe? Learn how to make Middle Eastern Lentil Pilav using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by foxylady_st

Makes 4 servings



simple lentil dish with lots of fiber.

Recipe Ingredients for Middle Eastern Lentil Pilav

1 cup green lentils
1/4 cup bulgur
5 grams raisins
1 tbsp olive oil
4 cups water
1 pinch of cinnamon
1 pinch of mint
2 small red bell peppers

Recipe Directions for Middle Eastern Lentil Pilav

  1. Soak lentils.

  2. Saute onions. Add bouillon cube if desired.

  3. Add lentils and water.

  4. Add bulgur, small raisins and red peppers.

  5. Boil until everything is soft. Drain if extra water.

  6. Add cinnamon and mint.

  7. Serve.

Categories

Side Dish, Mediterranean

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 335.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
236
Calories from Fat
36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.0g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
12mg
0%
Potassium
558mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
37.3g
12%
Dietary Fiber
17.0g
68%
Sugars
4.9g
Protein
14.9g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 122%
Calcium 4% Iron 26%
* 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 dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin C
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