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Mujadara

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Lunch, Dinner, meal prep
  • Method: Cooking
  • Cuisine: Vegan, vegetarian

Description

This Mujadara is super easy to make with simple ingredients that you might already have on hand. It is full of flavor, packed with the right texture and naturally vegan. 


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Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/3 cup olive oil + 2 Tbs, divided
  • 2 cups cooked lentils
  • 3 cups onions, sliced
  • salt, pepper to taste
Optional:
  • 1/2 cup parsley, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat a skillet with 1/3 cup olive oil, reserve the remaining 2 tbs for later. Make sure the oil is hot, then add the onions and fry them for 15 minutes. Stir until caramelized, season with salt and pepper.
  2. At the same time, heat another casserole or skillet with 2 Tbs olive oil. Add minced garlic and fry for 1 minute
  3. Now add cumin, cooked rice and lentils to that skillet. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 4 minutes. Mix in optional parsley, if you like.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 501
  • Sugar: 10.1 g
  • Sodium: 8.7 mg
  • Fat: 18.9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.7 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 15.6 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 71.0 g
  • Fiber: 10.9 g
  • Protein: 14.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g

Keywords: Mujadara, vegan, vegetarian, Lebanese lentils and rice, lunch, dinner, meal prep