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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 245.1
  • Total Fat: 10.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 29.9 mg
  • Sodium: 1,272.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 20.2 g

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Herbed Lentils and Rice

Submitted by: PTREINER

Introduction

Flavorful 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.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    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

Directions

Combine the chicken or vegetable broth, lentils, onion, uncooked brown rice, wine, basil, salt, oregano, thyme, garlic powder, pepper, and shredded Swiss cheese.

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.






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