Forbidden Rice & Red Lentils
(Serves 2)Cook rice in simmering water (covered) until tender, approximately 1 hour. Drain and rinse with cold water.
1/4 cup forbidden rice
Cook lentils in simmering water (covered) until tender, approximately 25 minutes.
1/4 cup red lentils
Drain excess water, leaving a tiny amount in the pan.
Stir in rice.
Add lemon juice and turmeric. Heat for 10 minutes.
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon fresh grated turmeric
(Serves 2)Grind almonds, garlic, leaves and oil in a mini food processor.
2 tablespoon ground almonds
1 garlic clove, crushed
2 basil leaves
1 cup arugula leaves
2 teaspoon olive oil
Platter AssemblyBake salmon at 325 F. for 15 minutes. I used my toaster oven.
Spread pesto over top of salmon.
Bake 5 more minutes.
Serve salmon over forbidden rice with lentils.
Rule #1: Enjoy the meal and the company of your loved ones!