Egyptian Lentils



  1. Place lentils in a saucepan and cover by 1" or more of water. Turn heat to high and bring to a boil, then turn down heat to simmer, and cook covered for 35 minutes or until tender. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. Bring 3 cups of water to a boil, add rice. Turn down to simmer for 20 minutes and fluff up rice with a fork and add to lentils.
  3. Boil 2 quarts of water, add elbow macaroni and cook until tender. Add to lentils.
  4. In a small skillet add 1 Tbsp of oil and saute chopped peppers finely for two minutes. Add the tomato, 1/2 cup of water, bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the lime juice. Fold this sauce into the lentils.
  5. In another skillet heat 2 Tbsp oil, add onions and saute until brown. Garnish lentil mixture with the browned onions.


Rice · Pasta