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Kelly's Herbed Lentils and Rice Casserole

Kelly's Herbed Lentils and Rice Casserole

47 Ratings
47 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Lentils and brown rice are combined with flavorful herbs and onions and topped with cheese for a delicious side dish.

Ingredients

  • 2 2/3 cups chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup lentils (sorted and rinsed)
  • 3/4 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup brown rice (raw)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, part-skim (divided)

Directions

1. In a 2 1/2 quart casserole dish add the chicken broth, lentils, onions, brown rice, water, spices and 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese.
2. Cover and bake at 350º for 2 hours, adding more broth if casserole seems dry.
3. Top with remaining cheese and bake another 2 or 3 minutes until all the cheese is melted.
 

Notes

Learn more about onions.

Source:

Washington State WIC Program, The Bold and Beautiful Book of Bean Recipes

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 267
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Sodium 673 mg
Carbohydrates 42 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 16 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 155 mg
Iron 4 mg
Potassium 597 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 267
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 8 mg
Carbohydrates 42 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 16 g
Minerals
Calcium 155 mg
Potassium 597 mg
Sodium 673 mg
Copper 396 mcg
Iron 4 mg
Magnesium 80 mg
Phosphorus 351 mg
Selenium 13 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 23 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0.4 mcg
Vitamin C 15 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 8 mcg
Folate 195 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 50 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 3/4 cups
Grains 1 ounces
Protein Foods 2 ounces
Dairy 1/4 cups

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