Monday, July 1, 2013

Lebanese lentils and rice recipe

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The Arabic Food Recipes kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try   Lebanese lentils and rice Recipe.  Enjoy the good taste of Arabic Food and learn how to make Lebanese lentils and rice. 

The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Lebanese lentils and rice recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Lebanese lentils and rice.

This buttery rice dish is a great accompaniment for meaty slow-cooked dishes. It uses only five ingredients.

To Prep 0:15
To Cook 0:25
INGREDIENTS 5
DIFFICULTY EASY
SERVINGS 8

Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil
4 brown onions, halved, thinly sliced
60g butter, chopped
3 cups basmati rice
2 x 400g cans lentils, drained, rinsed

Method

Step 1
Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add onion. Stir to coat. Cover. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 12 minutes or until onion has softened. Remove lid. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden and caramelised.

Step 2
Meanwhile, melt butter in a heavy-based saucepan over medium heat. Add rice. Stir to coat. Add 4 1/2 cups cold water. Season with salt. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover. Simmer for 12 minutes or until rice is just tender.

Step 3
Add lentils and half the onion to rice mixture. Stir to combine. Transfer to a serving dish. Top with remaining onion. Serve.

Nutrition

Energy 1765kJ    
Fat saturated .80g
Fat Total 11.30g    
Carbohydrate sugars -
Carbohydrate Total 68.70g    
Dietary Fibre 3.10g
Protein 9.20g    
Cholesterol 19.00mg
Sodium 256mg    

Super Food Ideas - July 2012 , Page 94
Recipe by Gemma Luongo
Photography by Andrew Young  

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