COCONUT LENTIL RICE

INGREDIENTS
  1. • 1 cup uncooked brown rice
  2. • 2 ½ cups water
  3. • ¼ cup lentils
  4. • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  5. • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  6. • ½ onion, chopped
  7. • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  8. • Salt and cayenne pepper, to taste
  9. • ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. • In a pot, bring the 2 ½ cups of water to a boil
  2. • Add the uncooked brown rice and cook over low-medium heat for 35 minutes, with the lid on. Cook with the lid off for the last 5 minutes, or until all the water has evaporated and the rice is tender
  3. • While that’s happening, cook ¼ cup of lentils in another pot filled with water for 35 minutes as well or until the lentils are tender
  4. • Once the rice and lentils are cooked, heat your coconut oil and tomato paste on a pan. Add the chopped onions, and sliced garlic cloves and sauté together for 2 minutes
  5. • Then add the cooked rice and lentils, and using a large spoon, mix all the ingredients well together
  6. • Cook on low heat for 3-4 minutes
  7. • Remove from the stove, and season with salt and cayenne pepper to taste
  8. • Throw in the fresh cilantro, and mix in well with the rice

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