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Herbed Lentils And Rice

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  Chicken broth/Vegetable broth 2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
  Dry lentils 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped onion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Brown rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Garlic powder 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Shredded swiss cheese 2 Ounce (1/2 Cup)
  Swiss cheese strips 8 (Thin Strips, 2 Ounce)

Combine the chicken or vegetable broth, lentils, onion, uncooked brown rice, wine, basil, salt, oregano, thyme, garlic powder, pepper, and shredded Swiss cheese.
Turn mixture into an ungreased 1 1/2 quart casserole with a tight fitting lid.
Bake, covered, in a 350° oven for 11/2 to 2 hours or till lentils and rice are done, stirring twice.
Uncover casserole; top with the Swiss cheese strips.
Bake 2 to 3 minutes more or till cheese melts.
If desired, garnish the top of the casserole with watercress or sprigs of parsley.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1550 Calories from Fat 429

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g74.2%

Saturated Fat 31.9 g159.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 157.2 mg52.4%

Sodium 3839.1 mg160%

Total Carbohydrates 179 g59.8%

Dietary Fiber 51.2 g204.8%

Sugars 12.4 g

Protein 92 g184.5%

Vitamin A 17.9% Vitamin C 30.2%

Calcium 174% Iron 90.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Herbed Lentils And Rice Recipe