Creole Lentils and Rice

posted by RisaG 02-18-100 3:50 PM

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Creole Lentils and Rice
Recipe By : RisaG
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Beans/Legumes/Pulses
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 medium onion -- chopped
1 green bell pepper -- chopped
2 large cloves garlic -- minced
1/4 cup water
1 (16 oz.) can lentils -- drained and rinsed (or black-eyed peas)
1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
1/2 pkg. Goya Jamon seasoning
1/2 tsp. Bayou Blast or your favorite creole blend
1 cup parsley -- chopped
1 cup Minute Brown Rice
1 cup water
salt -- to taste

Heat a nonstick pan. When hot (at medium-high heat), add onion, bell pepper and garlic and cook until tender.

Pour Jamon seasoning into tomato sauce. Put water and tomato/Jamon mixture into vegetables. Put lentils in pan. Cook over medium heat until lentils are heated through.

Put up water to boil. When boiling, put rice and salt in. Cover and cook until done, about 5 minutes or so. Turn off heat and cover. Set aside.

Add Bayou Blast to lentil mixture and cook for 1 minute. Stir in parsley. Yield: 4 servings.

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