I love this ever since I found this recipe. I'm vegetarian but this is so tasty that meat eaters like it too. I usually serve it with a little sour cream and my DH puts Thousand Island dressing on top because he puts that stuff on everything green or salady. You can use whatever vegetable you like and of course for those who like it spicy, add what you like.
8 ounces dried lentils
4 cups water
1 McCormick’s Chicken or Beef flavoured bouillon
1 or 2 Garlic cloves, minced
1 Bay leaf
Salt to taste
3 large onions, sliced thinly
4 tablespoons olive oil
3 or 4 cups hot cooked whole grain rice
Sliced green onions
Sliced black olives
In large saucepan, combine dried lentils, water, bouillon cube, garlic, bay leaf and salt. Bring to a boil and turn temperature down; cover and simmer for approximately 30 minutes or until lentils are tender. Keep warm. In large skillet, sauté onions rings in olive oil until tender; mix with lentils.
To serve, place a serving of hot rice on plate, top with a serving of hot lentils. Add lettuce and vegetables. Add guacamole and salsa if desired.
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