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This lentil and brown rice filling is also great as a topping for nachos or on a bed of lettuce for a taco salad.  It’s super versatile and makes a lot!  One recipe can feed our family of five for dinner.


1 cup lentils½ cup brown rice1 onion, diced6 cloves garlic, minced 4 ½ cup water2 Tbsp chili powder½ tsp onion powder¼ tsp red pepper flakes ½ tsp paprika2 tsp cumin1 ½ tsp salt½ tsp black pepper


Recipe adapted from The Complete Guide to Imperfect Homemaking.

  1. Add all ingredients to slow cooker and stir to combine.
  2. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours, stirring once during the last hour of cooking.

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