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    Mjeddrah (Lebanese Lentil Rice)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    8 hrs 20 mins

    20 mins

    8 hrs

    Member #610488's Note:

    This recipe is commonly believed to be the "mess of pottage" for which Esau sold Jacob his birthright. Yes, it is traditional to have the salad on top.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 cup carrot, sliced
    • 1 cup celery, sliced
    • 2 cups onions, chopped
    • 1 small dried red chili, stemmed and broken in half
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 2 cups uncooked brown rice
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 6 cups water
    • 1 lb lentils, washed and drained
    • 12 servings garden salad (lettuce, spinach leaves, chopped tomatoes, chopped onions, chopped bell pepper, sliced olives, and s)

    Dressing

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Saute all vegetables as well as the red chili in 1 tbsp olive oil in a skillet. When vegetables are soft and transparent, mix in the cinnamon and place in the slow cooker. For a different flavor, caramelize the vegetables and then add the cinnamon.
    2. 2
      In the same skillet, brown the rice in 1 tbsp olive oil until dry. Add to slow cooker.
    3. 3
      Stir in water and lentils. Cover and cook on high 6-8 hours.
    4. 4
      When thoroughly cooked, serve in individual soup bowls. Top with serving of garden salad with dressing poured over top.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mjeddrah (Lebanese Lentil Rice)

    Serving Size: 1 (245 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 317.4
     
    Calories from Fat 63
    19%
    Total Fat 7.0 g
    10%
    Saturated Fat 1.0 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 23.7 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 51.2 g
    17%
    Dietary Fiber 13.7 g
    54%
    Sugars 3.2 g
    12%
    Protein 12.7 g
    25%

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    garden salad

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