Lentils and Rice
I had a coworker once mention that she was fascinated by my lunches. I looked down at my lentajes con arroz and just didn't understand.
You have so many different ways to cook lentils! She enthused. Not just φακή! You can actually eat lentils every lunch for a month and not get bored by them!
Maybe. Let's not test that one out okay?
This is perhaps one of the simplest ways to make lentils-it's based off the Spanish lentajes con arroz- and it's the combination of spices that elevates it from dull to tasty.
- white rice (I usually throw in wild rice too-texture+nutrition)
- lentils (I use brown since they take the same amount of time to cook as the rice)
- olive oil
- pimentón/smoked sweet paprika
- black pepper
-Lightly fry the onion and garlic in the oil.
-When they're soft, put in the broth, rice, and lentils to boil.
-Lower the heat and set to simmer.
-Add the spices.
-Simmer until the lentils and rice are tender. You may need to adjust the seasoning at the end.