Sunday, February 8, 2009


1 cup green lentils ($.25)
1/2 cup split peas ($.15)
4 cups water
3 cloves garlic, crushed ($.10)
5 green onions ($.40)
1 can Rotel ($.37) (note from Danika, use canned or fresh tomatoes)
1 cup uncooked brown rice ($.40)
Guacamole ($2-3) (optional garnish)

1. In large saucepan, bring water to boil. Add lentils and split peas. Return to boil and reduce to medium high heat and cook for 30 minutes, until lentils and split peas are soft. As the lentils are cooking, add Rotel, crushed garlic, diced green onions and some salt and pepper to taste.
2. Cook 1 cup brown rice with 2.5 cups of water. Bring water to boil. Add rice and return to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 50 minutes.
3. Serve spicy lentil chili over brown rice. Top with homemade guacamole.

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