Imjadara (Lentils and Wheat)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 158.6
  • Total Fat: 3.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 171.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.3 g
  • Protein: 7.0 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    2 C lentils
    8 C water
    1 C fine or medium cracked wheat
    1 T salt
    3/4 tsp pepper
    1 large onio diced
    2 T oil


Rinse lentils in cold water. Add to pan with 8 cups water. Do not cover. Boil about 20 minutes, until lentils are soft, then add wheat. Add salt and pepper and cook another 15 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking, until all liquid is absorbed. Fry onion in oil. Mix into prepared lentils. Serve in half piece of whole wheat pita.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LMROSA1.

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  • This was very good once I cut the lentils to 1/2 C, cracked wheat to 1/4 C, put a bay leaf in w/ the lentils while they boiled & still used the same amt of onion (1 Large) & let the onion cook until it was good & caramelized. - 5/6/09

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  • I've been looking for this recipe since my favorite restaurant closed! I love this dish. THank you! - 4/30/08

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