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Apple Rice And Lentil Skillet



Apple Rice And Lentil Skillet

Course Side
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 2 cup uncooked lentils
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup fresh butter
  • 2 carrots coarse grated
  • 2 onions finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves finely minced
  • 6 teaspoon flour
  • 2 cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 cups cooked rice


  • Put lentils in saucepan with the 4 cups water, bring to a boil, turn heat to low and simmer gently for 30 minutes. Drain excess water; set aside.
  • In large skillet, melt the butter over medium-low heat. When melted, add the carrots and onions and cook just until vegetables are slightly softened, then add the garlic and cook 1 minute longer.
  • Add the flour, applesauce, curry powder, and 2 cups water to the skillet, stir, turn heat to low, cover skillet and simmer gently for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and add the lemon juice, cooked lentils and cooked rice, stir gently, then serve immediately.