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Egyptian Lentils

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Category: Beans, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Lentils
  • 2 Fresh chili peppers
  • 1 1/2 c Regular rice
  • 1 1/2 c Tomato sauce
  • 1 c Elbow macaroni
  • 2 tb Vinegar
  • 3 tb Oil
  • 1 lg Onion


Place lentils in a saucepan and cover by 1". Turn heat to high, bring to a
boil, turn down heat to simmer, and cook covered for 35 minutes or until
tender. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Set aside. Bring 3 cups of
water to a boil, add rice turn down to simmer for 20 minutes and fluff up
rice with a fork and add to lentils. Boil 2 quarts of water, add elbow
macaroni and cook until tender. Add to lentils.. In a small skillet add 1
tbl of oil and saute finely chopped peppers for 2 minutes. Add the tomato
sauce, 1/2 cup of water, and the vinegar, bring to a boil and simmer for 5
minutes. In another skillet heat 2 tbls oil, add onions and saute until
brown around the edges. Garnish lentil mixture with the onions and pour
the tomato sauce over all. Serve immediately.

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