Rice and Lentil Pilaf

Rice and Lentil Pilaf


"Enjoy colorful vegetables, delicious grains and legumes in this savory side dish cooked in Swanson® Vegetable Broth."


40 m servings 278 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 278 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 7.4 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.8g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 9.2 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 465 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in skillet. Add carrots, celery, onion and garlic and cook until tender.
  2. Add broth, lentils and rice. Heat to a boil. Cover and cook over low heat 20 minutes or until done. Stir in tomatoes and parsley.


  • Swanson Kitchen Tip: This recipe is also great using Swanson(R) Certified Organic Vegetable Broth in place of the regular vegetable broth.
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  1. 15 Ratings


Yes! This was a first class rice recipe, nice enough that I served it at easter dinner. I made a few small changes. As I was eating,I did notice that a tiny amount of table salt really brought o...

Really tasty. I used brown rice also, so it took almost an hour to cook. The lentils got a little mushy, but everyone who tasted it liked it. I will be making this again. Great way to eat lentil...

It was okay but maybe I just didn't do it right because the Lentils were a little hard while everything else was fine.

A delicious healthy dish. I used brown rice instead of white rice though, so I had trouble the first time because The water ran out before it was done cooking. I tried again using twice the brot...

really blah. needs more flavor and seasoning. I doused mine in smoky seasoned salt. If I were to make it again, i'd cut back on the onion/celery/carrot mixture.

Try frying the veg up in a cast iron pan, then transferring it to the oven when the lentils broth and rice are added. If you have a cast iron without a lid tin foil works fine.

A very nice recipe. If it is used as a main dish, I would add a bit more salt to your own tasting. I served it with a rather salty meat and the balance was perfect as it is written.

Very warm and filling. No strong flavors, but still satisfying and healthy.

This was just ok, I don't think I'd make it again. I soaked the lentils for about an hour and they were fine, not hard. I added some salt as suggested.