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Rice & Lentil Pilaf

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  • prep time: 15 min
  • total time: 45 min
  • serves: 4 people

A few veggies, some rice, lentils and a savory vegetable broth combine to make this tasty side that's a definite keeper!


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large carrot, peeled and chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced (about 1 cup)
  • 1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 3/4 cups Swanson® Vegetable Broth
  • 1/2 cup dried lentils
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long grain white rice
  • 2 medium Italian plum tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add the carrots, celery, onion and garlic and cook until the vegetables are tender.

  • Step 2

    Stir the broth, lentils and rice in the skillet and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low.  Cover and cook for 20 minutes or until the rice and lentils are tender. Stir in the tomatoes and parsley.  Season to taste.

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Calories 277
Total Fat 7 g
Sat. Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 407 mg
Total Carb 44 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugar 5 g
Protein 9 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 5 %DV
Iron 17 %DV
Potassium 12 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.