Lentil Pilaf Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
DishMain Ingredient


 Bacon slices4 , cut up
 Onion1 Medium, thinly sliced
 Tomato1 Medium, peeled, chopped
 Dry lentils1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chicken broth2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
 Long grain rice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Ground sage1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground red pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Snipped parsley1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 855 Calories from Fat 49

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.8%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g8.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 6.9 mg

Sodium 1819 mg75.8%

Total Carbohydrates 160 g53.5%

Dietary Fiber 35.7 g142.9%

Sugars 17 g

Protein 40 g79.1%

Vitamin A 40.6% Vitamin C 77.1%

Calcium 17.5% Iron 55.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In wok cook bacon over medium heat till crisp; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in wok.
Crumble bacon and set aside.
Add onion and tomato to drippings in wok; stir-fry for 5 minutes.
Rinse lentils; stir into onion mixture.
Stir in chicken broth, uncooked rice, sage, and red pepper.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 30 to 35 minutes or till lentils and rice are tender.
Stir in snipped parsley and crumbled bacon.