Mujdara With Baby Spinach And Lemon Juice

Mujdara is one of the most famous dishes in Levant cuisine. This dish has many several ways to prepare and serve. Today we would like to show you a new way to cook Mujadra and enjoy it's taste. This recipe is recommended for vegetarians.

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1. Warm the vegetable oil in a large pot, fry chopped onions for 3 minutes or until they becomes tender. Add Garlic, water, chicken stock and lentil. Bring to boil and simmer on low heat for 50 minutes, or until lentil is cooked.

2. Blend the mixture using a hand blender or food processor until it becomes very smooth. Return the mixture back to heat. Add the rice and simmer on low heat for 20 minutes, with constant stirring, or until rice is well cooked and mixture thickens. (Add some hot water if needed)

3. Remove from heat and stir in spinach leaves to the mix. Allow leaves to wilt for five minutes, add lemon juice, stir and serve.


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Main ingredients:
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2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped
6 cloves garlic, crushed
8 cups of water
2 cubes chicken stock
2 cups dried green lentils, washed and drained
2/3 cup Egyptian rice, washed and drained
200 g baby spinach leaves, fresh
1/3 cup lemon juice
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Serving Size: 
1 serving
Calories (kcal): 
Saturated Fat (g): 
0 g
Cholesterol (mg): 
0 mg
Sodium (mg): 
694 mg
Dietary Fiber (g) : 
11 g
Sugars (g) : 
0 g
Protein (g): 
12 g
Total Fat (g): 
22 g
Total Carbohydrate (g): 
44 g