Herbed Lentils and RiceSubmitted by: PTREINER
IntroductionFlavorful vegetarian main dish or side dish with poultry. Packs protein, fiber, and is lower-fat. Flavorful vegetarian main dish or side dish with poultry. Packs protein, fiber, and is lower-fat.
2 2/3 cups chicken broth or vegetable
3/4 cup lentils, dry
3/4 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup rice, brown
1/4 cup white wine, dry
1/2 teaspoon basil dried, crushed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon oregano, crushed
1/4 teaspoon thyme, crushed
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup swiss cheese, shredded
2 oz swiss cheese, cut into 8 thin strips
Turn mixture into an ungreased 1 1/2-qt casserole with a tight-fitting lid.
Bake, covered, in a 350F oven for 1 1/2 hours or till lentils and rice are done, stirring twice.
Uncover casserole; top with the Swiss cheese strips.
Bake 2 to 3 minutes more or till cheese melts.
If desired, garnish the top of the casserole with watercress or springs of parsley.
Yields four 3/4 cup servings.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PTREINER.