Lentil Burritos

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1 cup white or brown rice
1 cup lentils (any color)
1 can Rotel diced tomatoes with green chiles
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp cumin
salt and pepper, to taste
6 - 8 flour tortillas
1 cup shredded cheese
1. Cook rice. In saucepan, bring 2.5 cups of water or chicken broth to boil.  Add 1 cup of white or brown rice.  Return to boil.  Cover and reduce heat to simmer.  For white rice, cook for 20 minutes.  For brown rice, cook for 50 minutes.
2. Cook lentils.  In saucepan, add 1 cup of lentils plus water to cover lentils by an inch.  Bring to boil and then reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes, until lentils are soft.  Drain any excess water.
3. Combine rice, lentils and can of Rotel diced tomatoes and green chiles. Stir in garlic powder, ground cumin, salt and pepper.
4. Lay tortillas (corn or flour&whichever you prefer!) out and spoon rice/lentil mixture into the tortilla. Sprinkle with cheese and roll up. Place burritos in 8×8 baking dish.
5. Place lentil burritos in a warm oven (250) for about 20 minutes, giving cheese time to melt. Don't leave in too long or the tortillas will get crispy!
from 5dollardinners.com
Cuisine   MexicanDish   Main Dish
Main Ingredient   Beans/Legumes

Candace Trotter

Member since Nov 2009

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