BELUGA LENTILS AND JASMINE RICE IN CURRY SAUCE

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 2-serving bag pre-cooked Trader Joes Black (aka Beluga) Lentils
  • 1 bag instant jasmine rice
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 - 1 1/2 cups curry sauce
  • Red pepper flakes, to taste
  • Spicy curry powder, to taste
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup crushed peanuts

Directions

  • 1. Begin cooking rice
  • 2. While rice cooks, place lentils in a saucepan over low heat
  • 3. In a non-stick skillet, sautee garlic and onion until onion becomes transparent; stir into lentils.
  • 4. Add 1 to 1 1/2 cups of the curry sauce and depending on the spice level of your sauce, add red pepper and spicy curry powder to taste.
  • 5. After lentil mix is hot and rice is cooked, divide rice into two servings and spoon lentil mix over top.
  • 6. Sprinkle with raisins and crushed peanuts, and enjoy!

Notes

This was adapted from a main dish recipe that incorporates chicken and sweet potatoes as well. I needed it as a side dish to grilled black pepper chicken one night so I took a few things out here:

Categories: Side Dish  Stuffing 
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