Mexican Lentil Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • In a large saucepan, saute the onions, green peppers, and celery in heated oil over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add in the water; bring to a boil.
  • Stir in the lentils; cover, lower heat, and simmer 40 minutes (do not drain).
  • Transfer lentil mixture to a large bowl; add in cooked rice, tomato paste, taco seasoning mix, and chili powder; stir to combine.
  • Transfer mixture to a lightly greased medium-sized casserole dish.
  • Bake, uncovered, in a 350° oven for 20 minutes.
  • Sprinkle tortilla chips and cheese on top.
  • Bake another 5 minutes or until cheese melts.