Simple Lentil and Brown Rice Stew (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Posted by on Feb 13, 2013 in Soups | 0 comments

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lentil brown rice stew

Adapted from 101 Cookbooks Recipe

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup chopped white onion
1/2 cup chopped green onion
1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
1 tsp sea salt
6 cups water
1 1/3 cup red lentils
1/2 cup brown rice

Directions:

1. In a pot, saute the onions in the oil and salt and red pepper flakes for about 5 minutes.
2. Add the water and brown rice and bring to a boil.
3. Add the red lentils and simmer for about 30 minutes.
4. Add more green onions and a swirl of sesame oil.
5. Enjoy!

Let’s Talk Nutrition:

Lentils:
• High in fiber
• Stabalizes blood sugar
• Lowers Cholesterol
• High in Iron

Brown Rice:
• Excellent source or manganese, magnesium and selenium
• Helps maintain a healthy body weight
• Rich in fiber
• Lowers cholesterol

 

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