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Lentil and Brown Rice Casserole

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  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 6
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Looking for a warm and filling casserole idea for dinner tonight? Then check out this rice, green beans and dried lentils recipe that’s ready in just over an hour.

Ingredients

3/4
cup dried lentils (6 ounces), sorted and rinsed
1/2
cup uncooked brown rice
2 1/2
cups vegetable or chicken broth
1
package (16 ounces) frozen cut green beans or broccoli cuts
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 ounces)

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375º. Mix lentils, rice and broth in 2-quart casserole. Cover and bake 1 hour.
  • 2 Stir in frozen green beans. Cover and bake about 30 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

The green beans are added frozen halfway through the cooking time to help maintain their bright green color and texture. This casserole is so easy, it's sure to become one of your dinner favorites.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
225
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
Saturated Fat
5g
Cholesterol
20mg
Sodium
800mg
Total Carbohydrate
35g
Dietary Fiber
9g
Protein
14g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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