Lentils and Rice

Lentils and RiceRecipe
Photo: Ann Stratton

Recipe from

Real Simple


3 cups cooked rice, reheated
2 scallions, thinly sliced
1 red onion, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 15-ounce canned lentils, drained and rinsed
1 tomato, chopped
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped


Mix rice with scallions. Set aside. In a saucepan over medium heat, saute 1

red onion in olive oil for 3 minutes. Add lentils, tomato, and salt and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and parsley. Serve over the rice.