Mediterranean-Style Lentils and Rice

Oxmoor House
Combine tangy kalamata olives, savory feta cheese, and rice with hearty lentils to make a rustic and flavorful Mediterranean-inspired dish.
7 servings (serving size: 1 cup lentil mixture and 1 1/2 tablespoons cheese)


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1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 cups chopped onion (2 medium)
5 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup dried lentils
1 cup long-grain brown rice
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano, undrained
1/2 cup chopped kalamata olives
2 tablespoons capers
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 cups water
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
2/3 cup (2.7 ounces) crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 59 Minutes

1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add lentils and next 6 ingredients. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 50 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Spoon into individual bowls, and sprinkle evenly with basil and cheese.

Created date

October 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 309
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 6.9 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Protein 14.4 g
Carbohydrate 49.4 g
Fiber 6.7 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Iron 3.9 mg
Sodium 851 mg
Calcium 95 mg