Lentils and Rice with Eggs and Bacon Recipe

Lentils and Rice with Eggs and Bacon Recipe

How To Make Lentils Eggs and Bacon Rice Bowls Recipe

Enjoy a mouthful of these hearty rice bowls mixed with lentils, eggs, bacon, and veggies! It’s also healthy and easy to make for the whole family.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1cupcarrots,chopped
  • cupssmall green lentils,rinsed well
  • 4cupschicken broth,low sodium
  • 1bay leaf
  • 1cupwater
  • ½tspolive oil
  • ¾cuptomato,diced
  • cupscallion,chopped
  • 1clovegarlic,minced

For Serving:

  • cupsbrown rice,cooked
  • 5large eggs,hard boiled, chopped
  • 5slicescenter cut bacon,cooked
  • 2tbspscallion,chopped
  • kosher salt,to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine the carrots, lentils, broth, bay leaf, and water in a large pot or Dutch oven.

  2. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce the heat to low for 30 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over medium heat with oil. Add the oil, scallions, and garlic, and cook for 2½ minutes.

  4. Add the tomatoes, salt, and pepper and cook for 2½ minutes, stirring.

  5. Stir into the lentils after being cooked for 30 minutes, then cook covered for an additional 10 minutes.

  6. To serve, ladle ⅔ cup of lentils over ¾ cup of rice.

  7. Top with ½ chopped egg, ½ slice of chopped bacon, scallions, and salt to taste.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 733.74kcal
  • Fat: 13.62g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.86g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.60g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.15g
  • Carbohydrates: 128.06g
  • Fiber: 7.77g
  • Sugar: 3.17g
  • Protein: 23.72g
  • Cholesterol: 105.45mg
  • Sodium: 818.09mg
  • Calcium: 82.68mg
  • Potassium: 771.81mg
  • Iron: 4.84mg
  • Vitamin A: 152.00µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.39mg
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