Lentil Rice and Veggie Bake

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This delicious vegan recipe can be quickly thrown together from things you probably already have in the kitchen.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup uncooked long grain white rice

  • 2 ½ cups water

  • 1 cup red lentils

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 fresh tomato, chopped

  • cup chopped celery

  • cup chopped carrots

  • cup chopped zucchini

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Place the rice and 1 cup water in a pot, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 20 minutes. Place lentils in a pot with the remaining 1 1/2 cups water, and bring to a boil. Cook 15 minutes, or until tender.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  3. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat, and stir in the onion and garlic. Mix in tomato, celery, carrots, zucchini, and 1/2 the tomato sauce. Season with 1/2 the basil, 1/2 the oregano, 1/2 the cumin, salt, and pepper. Cook until vegetables are tender.

  4. In a casserole dish, mix the rice, lentils, and vegetables. Top with remaining tomato sauce, and sprinkle with remaining basil, oregano, and cumin.

  5. Bake 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until bubbly.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

187 Calories
2g Fat
35g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 187
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 212mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 10mg 49%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 582mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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