A delicious, simple and cheap way of ensuring you get a good protein intake:
1 onion, peeled, sliced thinly,
1-2 tbs olive oil,
2 pints of water,
225g green or brown lentils,
50g brown basmati or long grain rice,
salt and pepper.
- Fry onion in oil over a low heat for 20-30 mins, without burning.
- While that’s cooking, boil the water in pan and add lentils. Cook 20 mins/until tender with bite.
- Add rice. Cook 25-30 mins. Drain.
- Stir in half the onions and all the lentils. Pile rest of the onions on top.