Hearty lentil bread with rice, herbs and garlic

8 persons | 108 minutes

Lentil bread with rice and garlic is perfect if you love vegetarian cuisine. The hearty mix of lentils, rice and vegetables with aromatic herbs is perfect for a festive dinner. Lentils need to be soaked, boiled, and then mixed with sautéed vegetables. Baked in the oven, it can then be served.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 7 votes )
Hearty lentil bread with rice
Hearty lentil bread with rice

8 persons | 108 minutes

Lentil bread with rice and garlic is perfect if you love vegetarian cuisine. The hearty mix of lentils, rice and vegetables with aromatic herbs is perfect for a festive dinner. Lentils need to be soaked, boiled, and then mixed with sautéed vegetables. Baked in the oven, it can then be served.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 7 votes )

Ingredients

  • 300 g lentils, green
  • 1 l vegetable stock
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil, + some for greasing
  • 2 onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 300 g rice, cooked
  • 100 g ketchup, or barbecue sauce
  • salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp. herbal mixture, Italian
  • Black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Put the lentils in a saucepan, pour cold water over them, let them soak for 1-2 hours.
  2. Then strain, pour in the stock.
  3. Simmer the lentils for 30-40 minutes until tender.
  4. Then remove from heat remove and mash with a fork into a coarse puree.
  5. Preheat the oven to 175°C.
  6. Grease the narrow rectangular oven dish with vegetable oil.
  7. Peel the onion and garlic and cut into small cubes.
  8. Fry in the vegetable oil for 3 to 4 minutes , until tender.
  9. Mix the lentils, sautéed vegetables and rice in a bowl.
  10. Add half of the ketchup, salt and spices and mix well.
  11. Pour the lentil mixture into the dish.
  12. Flat with a spatula .
  13. Bake the lentil bread for 1 hour in the preheated oven.
  14. Grease every 15 minutes with the remaining ketchup.

Utensils

  • Baking tin, square
  • Cooking pot
  • Fork
  • Bowl
  • Spatula