Coconut Rice with Lentils

🥥Coconuts make two guest appearances in this recipe.

For a vegan meal, serve this rice & beans dish with a side of broccoli or cauliflower.

It also makes a great side dish for fish or chicken.

Coconut Rice with Lentils

(Makes 6-8 servings)

  • 1 cup (185 g) long-grain brown rice
  • 3 cups (720 ml) coconut water
  • 1 cup (240 ml) light coconut milk (from a can)
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ cup (95 g) lentils, rinsed and drained

In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the rice, coconut water, and coconut milk and bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat to a simmer and cover, cooking for 5 minutes. Add the lentils and cook for 40-45 minutes, until the liquid is absorbed.

Remove from the heat and let sit, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff the rice & lentil mixture with a fork and serve.

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