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Mujadara with Caprese Salad

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"This is not only a popular Arabic dish, but it also happens to be a classic vegetarian recipe since it is the perfect staple. The simple garnish makes the dish even tastier by infusing the rice and lentils with an intensely warm flavor." - Julieanna Hever
Mujadara with Caprese Salad Recipe | SideChef
"This is not only a popular Arabic dish, but it also happens to be a classic vegetarian recipe since it is the perfect staple. The simple garnish makes the dish even tastier by infusing the rice and lentils with an intensely warm flavor." - Julieanna Hever
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Ingredients

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Servings:
2
Serves 2
1
Shallot
1 clove
1/2 cup
1 pckg
Extra Firm Tofu
1 pckg
Vegetable Base
2/3 cup
1 tsp
Ground Cumin , ground
1/4 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
1 cup
Green Lentils
1/4 tsp
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
2 Tbsp
Balsamic Glaze
4 1/4 cups
Water
1 tsp
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
960
FAT
10.8 g
PROTEIN
48.4 g
CARBS
186.7 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Chop the Shallot (1) into 1/4 inch pieces and hold.
Step 2
Zest the Orange (1) into a small bowl. Cut the orange in half and squeeze into the same bowl, removing seeds if any.
Step 3
Mince the Garlic (1 clove) and set aside.
Step 4
Cut the Tomato (1) into 1/4 inch slices.
Step 5
Remove the Fresh Basil (1/2 cup) from the stems and discard stems; set leaves aside.
Step 6
Pat dry Extra Firm Tofu (1 pckg) and cut the into 1/4 inch slices.
Step 7
Divide and layer the tomato slices on 2 plates Overlap the tofu slices between the tomatoes, followed by the basil leaves.
Step 8
Add the Vegetable Base (1 pckg) and Water (1/4 cup) to a medium saucepan over medium high heat and stir. Add the shallots.
Step 9
Cook until translucent, about 10 minutes. Add the Green Lentils (1 cup) , Brown Rice (2/3 cup) , Water (4 cups) , and Salt (1 tsp) and bring to a boil.
Step 10
Peel the Yellow Onion (1) . Slice in half, then cut each half into 1/4 inch slices; hold.
Step 11
Once the rice and lentils come to a boil, reduce heat to low and add the Ground Turmeric (1 tsp) , Ground Cumin (1 tsp) , Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (1/4 tsp) , and garlic. Stir to combine. Simmer, covered, for 35 minutes.
Step 12
Uncover and simmer for 10 more minutes, or until all the water is absorbed.
Step 13
While the rice and lentils finish cooking, heat a small sauté pan over medium-high heat.
Step 14
"Dry-cook" the sliced onions for 4 to 6 minutes. Add the orange zest, orange juice, Ground Cinnamon (1/4 tsp) , and Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp) . Stir constantly and cook for 1 to 2 more minutes. Remove from heat.
Step 15
Drizzle the tomatoes, basil and tofu with the Balsamic Glaze (2 Tbsp) .
Step 16
Serve the Mujadara alongside, and garnish with the sautéed onions. Serve and enjoy!
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
960
% Daily Value*
Fat
10.8 g
14%
Saturated Fat
0.0 g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
0.0 mg
0%
Carbohydrates
186.7 g
68%
Fiber
39.7 g
142%
Sugars
27.2 g
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Protein
48.4 g
97%
Sodium
49558.9 mg
2155%
Vitamin D
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Calcium
555.9 mg
43%
Iron
15.4 mg
86%
Potassium
217.1 mg
5%
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