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Sweet and Sour Lentils

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Servings - 4 persons

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup lentils ($.50)
  • 2.5 cups water
  • 1 t salt
  • 1/4 cup apple juice ($.15)
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar ($.15)
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar ($.15)
  • 1 clove garlic ($.05)
  • 1/2 onion, chopped, sauteed ($.30)
  • 1 cup rice ($.20)
  • 1 Zucchini ($.79)
  • 1-2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil ($.10)

Instructions

  • Cook lentils in water with salt. Bring to boil and simmer 20 minutes, until soft.
  • When lentils are cooked, add apple juice, vinegar, brown sugar, garlic and onion. Mix well and heat through until bubbly.
  • Cook 1 cup rice with 2.5 cups water.
  • Slice zucchini and saute in olive oil until tender.
  • Serve lentils over rice. (Rice + Lentils = Complete Protein! Gotta love cheap protein!)