Middle Eastern Barley, Lentil, and Rice Casserole

Preparation info
  • Makes:

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Monday-to-Friday Cookbook

By Michele Urvater

Published 1991

  • About

This is a mouthwatering spicy mix of grains and lentils, so flattering to any number of other tastes that it’s well worth the effort to make this in double batches to freeze in small portions for a rainy day.

I round out this casserole with a side of Stir-Fried Cabbage and Greens or Cauliflower with Red Pepper Ribbons; meat eaters can pair this with beef, lamb, or pork.

The fresh mint brings color to the otherwise monochromatic dish, but, as far as flavor is concerned, dried