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Short Ribs With Lentils And Rice

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  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Meaty beef short ribs/Pork spareribs 4 Pound, cut into 3-inch pieces
  Yellow onions 2 Large, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Sweet peppers 3 Large, cored seeded and diced (Green, Red, Yellow / A Combination)
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Dried rosemary 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Dried lentils 8 Ounce, rinsed
  Long grain white rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Canned tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped (With Their Juices)
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon

Heat the oil in a 5-quart Dutch oven or flameproof casserole over moderate heat for 1 minute.
Working in 3 batches, add the ribs and brown on all sides about 10 min utes per batch.
Remove the ribs and set aside.
Add the onions, garlic, and pep pers to the Dutch oven and saute, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until softened.
Return the ribs to the Dutch oven, add the bay leaf, salt, thyme, rosemary, black pepper, and water, and bring to a simmer.
Cover, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 1 hour.
Stir in the lentils, cover, and simmer 30 minutes more.
Stir in the rice and tomatoes, cover, and simmer until the rice and meat are tender about 25 minutes.
Remove the bay leaf, sprinkle with the parsley, and adjust the salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 8991 Calories from Fat 6245

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 693 g1066.3%

Saturated Fat 291.4 g1457.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1378.7 mg459.6%

Sodium 3245.5 mg135.2%

Total Carbohydrates 342 g113.9%

Dietary Fiber 104.4 g417.5%

Sugars 18.1 g

Protein 343 g685.2%

Vitamin A 134.4% Vitamin C 858.8%

Calcium 65.8% Iron 338.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Short Ribs With Lentils And Rice Recipe