From the Recipe Archive: Mexican Spiced Brown Rice and Lentil Pilaf

Going through my recipe archives!

This recipe was posted on my blog “Life is too short to eat Lettuce” on the 3rd of June 2015!  Time sure flies 🙂  Yes, it was before the birth of BoozyFoodie, but this is definitely something she can whip up again!


Serves 1

5ml olive oil

50g chopped spring onions

125g chopped red pepper

1/4 tsp crushed garlic

1/2 tsp Woolies Fajita Spice mix (or use equal amounts of ground cumin, ground coriander and crushed chillies)

125ml veggie stock

100g cooked lentils

140g cooked brown rice

Fresh basil to serve

Fry onion, spices and pepper in olive oil for 4 minutes.  Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer until stock has reduced.

Serve with fresh, chopped basil leaves

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