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    Egyptian Lentils and Rice

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    1 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    1 hrs

    *Parsley*'s Note:

    This is like an Egyptian chili, sort of. It is often found served by street vendors. I added more sauce and cilantro.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place lentils in saucepan and bring to a boil. Allow to simmer on low for 30 minutes, or until tender.
    2. 2
      While lentils are cooking, cook white rice in 2 cups of water, or according to package directions.
    3. 3
      Also, cook orzo in until al dente.
    4. 4
      Drain excess water from lentils, rice and orzo.
    5. 5
      Combine lentils, rice and orzo in large pot.
    6. 6
      Saute onions and garlic in pan in olive oil until browned.
    7. 7
      Add tomato sauce to onions and garlic and heat until bubbling. Remove from heat. Add pepper and salt.
    8. 8
      Place a serving of lentil mixture on a plate and cover with sauce. Sprinkle red pepper and chopped cilantro on top and serve.

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    Nutritional Facts for Egyptian Lentils and Rice

    Serving Size: 1 (244 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 412.2
     
    Calories from Fat 51
    12%
    Total Fat 5.6 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 0.8 g
    4%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 649.0 mg
    27%
    Total Carbohydrate 74.7 g
    24%
    Dietary Fiber 13.8 g
    55%
    Sugars 7.7 g
    30%
    Protein 15.9 g
    31%

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