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Lentils and Rice with TVP


Ingredients

5 ½ cups water, divided

5 ½ cups water, divided

1 cup brown lentils

1 cup brown lentils

1 ½ teaspoons olive oil

1 ½ teaspoons olive oil

1 medium onion, chopped

1 medium onion, chopped

1 cup long grain white rice

1 cup long grain white rice

½ cup texturized vegetable protein (TVP)

½ cup texturized vegetable protein (TVP)

2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes

2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes

4 ½ teaspoons chicken bouillon granules

4 ½ teaspoons chicken bouillon granules

1 teaspoon curry powder

1 teaspoon curry powder

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground cumin

ground black pepper to taste

ground black pepper to taste

Directions

Combine 3 cups water and lentils in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.

Combine 3 cups water and lentils in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion in hot oil until translucent, about 5 minutes. Set aside.

Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion in hot oil until translucent, about 5 minutes. Set aside.

Once lentils have simmered for 10 minutes, stir in remaining 2 1/2 cups water, cooked onion, rice, TVP, parsley, bouillon, curry powder, and cumin. Return to a boil over high heat, then remove from heat, cover, and let stand undisturbed for 20 minutes.

Once lentils have simmered for 10 minutes, stir in remaining 2 1/2 cups water, cooked onion, rice, TVP, parsley, bouillon, curry powder, and cumin. Return to a boil over high heat, then remove from heat, cover, and let stand undisturbed for 20 minutes.

Season with pepper and stir before serving.

Season with pepper and stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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