Updated: May 5, 2020
Perfect for lunch, vegan friendly and packed with all the nutrients you need for that mid-day boost!
Basmati Rice (1 cup)
Green Lentils (2/3 cup)
Oyster Mushrooms (5-6 pieces, cut into smaller pieces)
1/2 onion (finely chopped)
Garlic (2 cloves, finely chopped)
Lemon Juice (1/4 cup) *optional
Salt & Pepper
Wash the basmati rice and lentils thoroughly and separately, with a strainer under fresh running water.
Cook the rice and lentils in 2 different pots according to the package instructions.
Let the rice and lentils absorb all steam and water before adding them to the frying pan.
Heat a little olive oil over medium-high heat in a large frying pan, add the onion and garlic, after 2-3 minutes add the mushrooms.
About 6-7 minutes later, add the wine orlemon juice. Wait until all liquid is absorbed.
Add lentils and stir well.
Add rice and stir frequently for about 3-4 minutes.
Season with salt & pepper.
Serve and top with some freshly chopped parsley.
*Tip: Don’t be afraid to use more seasonings and herbs to your taste preferences.
Nutrients per serving: