Lentils and Rice With Caramelized Onions

Recipe by Outta Here
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel and slice onions vertically.
  • Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat.
  • Add onion; cover and cook 15 minutes or until soft, stirring occasionally.
  • Uncover and increase heat to medium; cook 25 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low and keep onions warm.
  • While onion cooks, bring water to a boil in a large saucepan.
  • Add lentils; return to a boil and reduce heat to keep at a low boil and cook 20 minutes.
  • Stir in 1/2 cup caramelized onion, rice, salt, and pepper. Cover, and cook over medium-low heat for 25 minutes, until lentils and rice are tender.
  • Spoon lentils and rice into a shallow dish; top with remaining onion.
  • Drizzle remaining oil over lentils. Serve with yogurt, if desired.
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