Cryovaced cooked lentils come in blocks at many grocery stores. Try mixing them into fluffy rice for a satisfying meal. Slideshow: Favorite Lentil Dishes 

Kay Chun
March 2013

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total:
35 mins
Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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  • In a medium saucepan, toast the cumin seeds over moderate heat until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Addthe rice, a pinch of salt and 1 1/2 cups of water and bring just to a boil. Cover and cook over low heat for about20 minutes, until the rice is just tender and the water is absorbed. Let stand for 10 minutes, then fluffthe rice with a fork. Stir in the lentils, scallions, olive oil and lime juice; season with salt and pepper andserve.

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Notes

The best precooked lentils are Cryovaced and sold in blocks at many supermarkets.

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