Lentil & Rice Pilaf

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  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 1 cup (250 mL) brown rice, uncooked
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 3 green onion, chopped
  • 4 cups (1 L) water
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) chicken stock
  • 1 cup (250 mL) dry green lentils
  • 1 can mushrooms with liquid, chopped
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) thyme
  • salt and pepper to taste
Sauté rice, onions and red pepper in butter for five minutes. Watch closely as it burns easily.

Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Turn heat to low and cover tightly.

Simmer one hour.

Nutritional information

  • Per Serving (200g)
  • Calories 163
  • Protein 6.7g
  • Carbohydrates 27g
  • Fibre 7g
  • Sugars 1.9g
  • Fat 3.2g
  • Cholesterol 5.7mg
  • Potassium 259mg
  • Sodium 430mg
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 33%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Folate 3%
  • Iron 54%
  • Zinc 3%

Makes 5-6 servings.

Recipe courtesy of Canadian Lentils.

 

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