Peppers Stuffed with Italian Lentils and Rice

Author: Garden Fresh Foodie
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 60 mins
Total time: 1 hour 20 mins
Serves: 12 servings

Peppers Stuffed with Italian Lentils and Rice: Healthy plant-based and gluten free main meal


For the lentils:

1 1/2 cups brown or green lentils, rinsed
1 1/2 cups small diced onion
1 1/2 cup of small diced carrots
1 1/2 cup small diced celery
1 quart of canned tomatoes, or 28 oz can, separate out the liquid and set aside
2 tbsp minced garlic
1 tbsp dried rosemary, thyme, and oregano
1 tsp salt, reduce to 1/2 tsp if using salted broth
2 bay leaves
2 tbsp tomato paste
1/4 tsp black pepper

For the rice:

1 1/2 cups of brown rice
3 cups water
3 tsp freshly prepared bouillon or add additional salt and tomato paste to taste
2 tbsp tomato paste

For assembly:

10 mulit-colored peppers
jarred or freshly prepared sauce, about 1/2 a jar
freshly chopped parsley and crushed red pepper for garnish




Stay Fancy! ;)

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