Lentils & Rice with Fried Onions

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 326.7
  • Total Fat: 7.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.9 mg
  • Sodium: 19.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 18.8 g
  • Protein: 18.4 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 large white onion, sliced into rings
    1 1/3 cups uncooked green lentils
    3/4 cup uncooked long-grain white rice
    salt and pepper to taste
    1/4 cup plain yogurt (optional)


Makes 4 Servings

1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in the onions, and cook about 10 minutes, until browned. Remove from heat, and set aside.

2. Place lentils in a medium saucepan with enough lightly salted water to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer about 15 minutes.

3. Stir rice and enough water to cover into the saucepan with the lentils. Season with salt and pepper. Cover saucepan, and continue to simmer 15 to 20 minutes, until rice and lentils are tender.

4.Mix half the onions into the lentil mixture. Top with sour cream and remaining onions to serve.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NYYANKEEFAN.

TAGS:  Vegetarian Meals |

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  • This is delicious. I'm lactose intolerant (so I didn't have the sour cream), but I really like this recipe. It's nice to see that it has less oil than the ones listed on other recipe websites. - 3/29/08

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