Recipe by Anemone
Great side dish that doesn't heat up the kitchen. I start this before I get the rest of supper ready, and often have a few minutes to rest before I call the kids in.
Top Review by Chef Johnny Ringo
I love this rice! The cinnamon adds a really interesting flavor and a natural sweetness. I didn't add any sugar and my daughter still thought it was a bit too sweet. I used black beans, just because I love them with rice and it was absolutely delicious. I'll definitely be cooking this regularly! Thanks for the fantastic post.
- 1 (540 g) can lentils
- 1⁄2 cup brown rice
- 1 (540 g) can crushed tomatoes
- 2 cups stock
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons basil
- 1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 cup cheese (any kind)
Directions See How It's Made
- Combine (drained) lentils, rice, tomatoes, stock, basil, cinnamon and sugar in microwave-safe casserole dish.
- Cover and microwave on HIGH (100%) 8-10 minutes. Continue cooking on MED (50%) 40-45 minutes until rice is tender and fluffy.
- Let stand covered for 5 minutes, sprinkle with your choice of cheese.