Lentils and Rice with Onions

Egg-free
Nut-free
Wheat-Free / Gluten-Free
High-Fiber
Kosher
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Fat
Low-Sodium
Low-Sugar
Vegetarian / Meatless
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
4
Ready in
50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups dried lentils
  • 1/2 cup white rice
  • 1 large sweet onion, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 (8-oz.) pkg. sour cream
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges

Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
35 minutes
Ready in
50 minutes
  1. In a large saucepan combine lentils and 3 1/2 cups cold water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until partially tender. Stir in rice. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 20 minutes more or until lentils and rice are tender.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook until tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
  3. Season lentil mixture with salt and pepper to taste; spoon into bowls. Top with onions, sour cream and lemon wedges. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 457, Calories Fat 123, Total Fat 13g, Saturated Fat 7g, Cholesterol 37mg, Sodium 30mg, Carbohydrate 62g, Protein 19g
Serving Size1
Calories457
Calories Fat123
Calories (fat) extra26
Total Fat13g
Total Fat (extra)21
Saturated Fat7g
Saturated Fat (extra)36
Cholesterol37mg
Cholesterol (extra)13
Sodium30mg
Sodium (extra)1
Potassium776mg
Carbohydrate62g
Carbohydrate (extra)21
Fiber14g
Fiber (extra)59
Sugars9g
Protein19g
Omega30g
Vitamin A393IU
Vitamin A (extra)8
Vitamin C11mg
Vitamin C (extra)18
Iron7mg
Iron (extra)39