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Brown Rice and Lentil Pilaf - 8 Servings


1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
¼ cup chopped carrots
¼ cup chopped mushrooms
¼ cup chopped shallots
2 cups (Rice Cooker) long grain brown rice
2⁄3 cup (Rice Cooker) brown lentils
1 teaspoon thyme
2¼ cups (standard liquid measure) chicken stock
1½ cups (standard liquid measure) water


Place cooking bowl in Cuisinart® Rice Cooker/Steamer. Add olive oil. Cover and turn on; let heat for 1 minute. Add carrots, mushrooms and shallots to bowl; stir, using rice paddle to coat with oil. Cover and cook for 3 minutes (Rice Cooker will shut off). Stir in rice, lentils and thyme. Add stock and water; stir, using rice paddle. Cover and turn on. Cooking time will be approximately 30 minutes. The Rice Cooker will then switch to Warm. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes (or longer) on Warm before serving. Fluff with rice paddle and transfer to a warm serving bowl.

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Makes 4 cups (8 servings)

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 185 (14% from fat) • carb. 34g • pro. 6g • fat 3g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 332mg • calc. 20mg • fiber 3g

This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products:
8-Cup Rice Cooker

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