Egyptian Lentils Rice and Macaroni

Recipe by Queen Zan
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large dutch oven with a lid, Saute onions in olive oil until nicely browned.
  • Add garlic. cook about 45 seconds.
  • Add lentils and water. bring to a boil.
  • Lower heat to med low, cook about 25 minute covered.
  • Raise heat to medium, add tomatoes and cumin, coriander, and allspice.
  • Cover, and Cook 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile cook pasta in boiling water. drain.
  • Save that pot, you will need it shortly.
  • Remove lid from tomato mixture and add salt and pepper. cook another 10 minute.
  • In that saved empty pasta cooking pot, heat one Tbs oil.
  • Add cumin seeds, when start to pop add cooked pasta and rice (and optional garbanzos). toss then dump in with tomato/lentil mixture.
  • Serve with toasted pita bread on the side (I like to melt some cheese in it since I'm bein' so healthy!).
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