Instant Pot Cheesy Southwestern Lentils & Brown Rice

Instant Pot Cheesy Southwestern Lentils & Brown Rice
Instant Pot Cheesy Southwestern Lentils & Brown Rice
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    This Instant Pot recipe for Cheesy Southwestern Lentils & Brown Rice is the perfect quick vegetarian weeknight dinner recipe that's perfect for Meatless Monday! Hearty lentils and brown rice combine with southwestern spices, tomatoes, peppers & plenty of melty cheese!

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 red onion (finely chopped)
    • 1/2 red bell pepper (finely chopped)
    • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
    • 3/4 cup Bob's Red Mill brown rice
    • 3/4 cup Bob's Red Mill brown lentils
    • 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth
    • 1 can petite diced tomatoes (15 oz.)
    • 1 can diced green chiles (4 oz.)
    • 1 Tbsp taco seasoning
    • 2 tsp dried oregano
    • 1 tsp kosher salt
    • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
    • 2 cups shredded cheese (I prefer mozzarella and sharp cheddar)
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (for topping)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 466 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 29.34%
    • Saturated Fat: 12 g 61.1%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 50 mg 16.67%
    • Sodium: 1773 mg 73.86%
    • Calcium: 454 mg 45.41%
    • Potassium: 532 mg 15.2%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 22.35%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 48 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 13 g 53.43%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 24 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 25.78%
    • Vitamin C 42.79%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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