Eating for Two: Brown Rice with Lentils and Apricots Recipe

Eating for Two: Brown Rice with Lentils and Apricots Recipe
11 Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup lentils, washed and picked over; plain old lentils are good here (as opposed to beluga or Puy)
  • 1 cup any brown rice, rinsed
  • About 3 1/4 cups beef, chicken, or vegetable stock or water, plus more as needed (I use water)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • About 1 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons butter or extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced dried apricots or other dried fruit (raisins are fine)
  • Minced fresh parsley leaves for garnish
Nutrition
546
27% daily value
4 servings
                                       
                                            high-​fiber, gluten-​free
     

Fat

27% 17

Saturated

20% 4

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 11

Polyunsaturated

- 2

Carbs

22% 65

Carbs (net)

- 59

Fiber

24% 6

Sugars

- 10

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

70% 35

Cholesterol

24% 72

Sodium

23% 561

Calcium

6% 59

Magnesium

27% 112

Potassium

20% 954

Iron

30% 5

Zinc

73% 8

Phosphorus

66% 461

Vitamin A

4% 33

Vitamin C

4% 3

Thiamin (B1)

43% 1

Riboflavin (B2)

22% 0

Niacin (B3)

54% 9

Vitamin B6

83% 1

Folate equivalent (total)

34% 135

Folate (food)

- 135

Folic acid

- 0

Vitamin B12

108% 3

Vitamin D

30% 5

Vitamin E

17% 2

Vitamin K

9% 11

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 121
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