Lentils and Rice Recipe

Lentils and Rice make for an easy, quick, and totally vegan dinner. You'll love this filling dish!

Ingredients

lentils:
  • 8 ounces dry lentils, brown (1/2 lb)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 5 white mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 tomato, sliced thinly
  • 1 red pepper, roasted and diced
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon miso paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • crushed red pepper, to taste
  • sea salt, to taste
Rice:
  • 2 cups rice planet sprouted brown rice
  • 2 cups boiling water
topping:
  • avocado

Directions

  1. Sautée garlic, onions, lentils, and mushrooms on medium to med high heat until mushrooms look done.
  2. Turn up heat a bit add tomatoes and carrots. Stir continuously until tomatoes break apart. Tomatoes should make it a bit watery.
  3. When the heat is high add 1/4 cup of water and cover immediately. The water should evaporate quickly but help steam the lentils.
  4. Turn down the heat to low and add more water until there is enough to line the bottom of the wok (or large pan works - in either), add soy sauce and or miso.
  5. Stir and simmer the lentils half-covered until tender.
  6. Add cumin, turmeric, red pepper flakes and salt to taste.
  7. Serve over rice, with avocado if desired.
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Sauteed
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Vegan
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Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 4
Calories 362

% Daily Value*
1%
Total Fat 1g
0%
  Saturated Fat 0g
31%
Sodium 736mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate 64g
25%
  Dietary Fiber 20g
  Sugars 5g
38%
Protein 19g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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