Rice Cooker Lentils & Rice

Number of Servings: 4 (216g)
Active Time: 5 min.
Total Time: 40 min.
Rice Cooker Lentils and Rice

Rice isn’t the only thing you can cook in a rice cooker. Rice cookers, which are designed to shut off or reduce heat at a certain point in their cook cycle, are often on the approved cooking equipment list for dorms. This dish, made with shelf-stable and inexpensive ingredients, is a perfect option for college students looking for a little fiber and protein they can make while they study.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup lentils
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • Pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into rice cooker and cook until done (30-40 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 216g

Amount per serving
Calories 350
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 25%
Dietary Fiber 7.5g 26%
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 59g
Protein 16g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 47.1mg 4%
Iron 4.2mg 25%
Potassium 465mg 10%
Vitamin A 16.9mcg 2%
Vitamin C 2.2mg 2%
Vitamin E 0.6mg 4%
Vitamin K 5.2mcg 4%
Thiamin 0.6mg 50%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 10%
Niacin 5.9mg 35%
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 30%
Folate 240.9mcg 60%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.5mcg 2%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.8mg 35%
Phosphorus 264.2mg 20%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 92.9mg 20%
Zinc 2.6mg 25%
Selenium 11.1mcg 20%
Copper 0.5mg 60%
Manganese 2.5mg 110%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Low Sodium Vegetable Broth (water, Organic Carrots, Organic Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Leeks, Organic Tomato Puree (organic Tomatoes, Sea Salt, Citric Acid), Organic Mushrooms, Organic Garlic, Organic Spices, Organic Sea Salt), Water, Lentils, Brown Rice, Garlic Powder, Oregano.

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