Lentil and Rice Pilaf

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Appears in
Get in There and Cook: A Master Class for the Starter Chef

By Richard Sax

Published 1997

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Combining grains and beans works very nicely with pilafs.


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 small-medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced</


  1. Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until slightly wilted, 3 or 4 minutes. Add the garlic; stir for a few moments, or until aromatic.
  2. Stir in the lentils and broth and bring to a boil. Lower the heat to maintain a steady simmer. Cover the pan and cook without stirring for 25 minutes. (Check occasionally to b