majadara (lentils and rice)

Majadara is a great favourite dish of a lot of Lebanese people and is definitely one of my favourites.It is a great meal if you want something light and the lentils make it a good healthy meal. Lentils has been found to be 26% protein and is the vegetable with the highest level of protein after soyabeans and hemp, and because of this it is a very important part of the diet of many countries around the world. Health magazine has selected lentils as one of the five healthiest ,and because it is mixed with rice it becomes a complete protein meal. It is also a great meal for diabetics because lentils can help you balance blood sugar levels while providing steady,slow burning energy. This dish is well known as majadara and fatoush, it is best eaten with the salad Fatoush, or can be eaten on its own. the price of $9.00 is for a 500 gram container for individual orders. Ingredients: Basmati rice, lentils, onion, salt, olive oil