Brown Lentils & Rice Recipe

Brown Lentils & Rice Recipe
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Brown Lentils & Rice Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 80 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
  • 2 cups small Brown Lentils (rinsed)
  • Sea Salt (to taste)
  • 8 cups Water
  • 1 small Vegetable Bouillon Cube
  • 1 cup long grain Rice
  • 1 large Carrot (grated)
  • 1 large Onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 cloves Garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1½ cups unseasoned Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground Pepper
  • ¼ cup Olive Oil
How to make Brown Lentils & Rice:
  • Boil lentils over high heat for 10 minutes in salted water.
  • Add bouillon cube and bring to a boil. Continue boiling for 15 minutes.
  • Add rice and boil on medium-high heat, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  • Add tomato sauce, bay leaf, carrot, onion, garlic, pepper, and olive oil.
  • On boiling, reduce heat to medium-low and cook uncovered for 10-15 minutes, till the liquid reduces to almost no water.
  • Remove the pot from heat, cover with a clean dish towel, and set aside for 15-20 minutes till all the liquid has been absorbed.
  • Serve warm.