Total Time
8hrs 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 7 hrs 45 mins

In 'The Italian Slow Cooker' by Michele Scicolone. More like a thick potage, than soup--great comfort food

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a slow cooker, combine the lentils, garlic, celery, carrots, and 6 cups water; add more water if needed, to cover the ingredients by 1/2 inch.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours.
  3. Add the rice, the remaining 1 cup water, and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Cover and cook for 30 minutes, or until the rice is tender.
  5. Stir in the spinach and cook for 15 minutes more.
  6. Ladle into bowls, drizzle with olive oil, and grind on some black pepper.

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