Baked Lentils and Rice

Baked Lentils and Rice

This very tasty dish of baked lentils and rice is a complete vegan meal – just add steamed veggies or a tossed salad.

Lentils and Rice
 
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Recipe type: Entree, Sides, Vegan
Yield: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup dry brown rice, rinsed
  • 1 cup dry lentils, rinsed
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 3½ cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spread the rice, lentils, onion and garlic on the bottom of a 9 X 13-inch baking dish.
  2. Bring the broth and oil to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Stir in the spices and pour the mixture over the rice/lentil mixture.
  3. Cover the baking dish tightly with a double layer of foil. Bake 1 hour, until tender and liquids are absorbed.
  4. Remove from oven and fluff with a fork. Cover with a clean dish towel and let stand 5 minutes to finish steaming. Uncover and let stand 5 more minutes, then serve.
Nutrition Per Serving
Calories: 396; Fat: 5g; Carbohydrates: 68g; Sugar: 0g; Sodium: 363mg; Fiber: 15g; Protein: 19g

Baked Lentils and Rice

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