Lentil-Corn Pilaf

30 minutes and two steps are all you need to make this easy lentil and corn pilaf - a perfect side dish.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
cups water
1
cup dried lentils (8 oz), sorted, rinsed
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
1
cup frozen (thawed) or canned (drained) whole kernel corn
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. Stir in lentils and bell pepper. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until lentils are tender. Drain if necessary.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook over low heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until corn is tender and hot.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    0),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    170mg
    170%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    20g
    20%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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