Posted April 5, 2010 by
Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 40 min Ready Time 50 min Servings:


  • 5 whole onions
  • 1 cup lentils
  • 1 cup uncooked rice brown or white
  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons olive oil


  • Dice 3 onions and saute in 3 tablespoons olive oil in a saute pan until brown. Set aside.
  • In a large saucepot, bring stock and lentils to a boil. Reduce to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add onions and rice to lentils, and continue cooking for 20 minutes, or until rice and lentils are soft. Remove from heat and allow to remain in pot for a few minutes to absorb any remaining water.
  • While rice and lentils are cooling, slice the remaining two onions into rings. Cook onions in 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil until caramelized and brown.
  • Place rice and lentils on serving plate and top with sauteed onion rings.