Recipe: Brown Rice Bowl with Lentils, Caramelized Onions & Fried Egg — Recipes from The Kitchn

A simple recipe can often be the best recipe. This recipe combines simple flavors together as a tasty bowl for all to enjoy. The lentils and rice are easy to cook up and luckily can be made well ahead of time, serving as sides for other dishes and incorporating well into this dish as leftovers. Caramelizing the onions is a slow process but really brings out the sugars. Watch the time on the egg. It should just turn white before putting it on top.

Key Takeaways:

  • Mujadara is a Middle Eastern vegetarian dish typically made from rice, lentils, and onions.
  • The lentil and rice portion of this recipe can be made ahead and use leftover caramelized onions can also give you a head start on preparation.
  • Your brown rice bowl leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to five days.

“For this meatless version, we’re serving up these smoky, cumin-scented lentils with a fried egg, spicy harissa, and toasted pine nuts, and calling it a meal perfect for any time of day.”

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