"This recipe is a variation of my mother's lentil dish from her native Italy." -Lucille Rothen, Morristown, NJ
Cooking Light JANUARY 2005
Heat oil in a small Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion, celery, carrot, and garlic to pan; sauté 8 minutes or until tender. Add broth, water, and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Stir in lentils; simmer 25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in rice; simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in red pepper, salt, and black pepper.
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