Serving Size: 4

1/3 Cup brown rice — uncooked
1 Cup lentils — uncooked
4 Cups water
1 onion — chopped or sliced
1 carrot — chopped or sliced
2 potatoes — chopped
1 green pepper — chopped
1 Cup tomatoes — chopped
1 clove garlic — crushed, or more
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon basil
1 Tablespoon tamari
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1 Tablespoon molasses
1 Tablespoon cider vinegar

Put lentils, rice, and water in a large pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 30 minutes. Add onions, carrots, and potatoes. Simmer 30 minutes more. Add green pepper, tomatoes, and seasonings. Cook an additional 30 minutes. Serve hot.

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