Rice Cooker Lentils & Rice - 3 Guiding Stars
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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.


  • 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


  1. Place all ingredients into rice cooker and cook until done (30-40 minutes).
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 350; Total Fat 2g (2% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (2% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 40mg (2% DV); Total Carbohydrate 68g (25% DV); Dietary Fiber 7.5g (26% DV); Total Sugars 2g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 16g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 4% DV; Iron 25% DV; Potassium 10% DV; Manganese 110% DV; Copper 60% DV; Folate 60% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/rice-cooker-lentils-and-rice/
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