Mexican Spiced Brown Rice and Lentil Pilaf

Serves 1

 

5ml olive oil

50g chopped spring onions

125g chopped red pepper

1/4 tsp crushed garlic

1/2 tsp Woolies Fajita Spice mix (or use equal amounts of ground cumin, ground coriander and crushed chillies)

125ml veggie stock

100g cooked lentils

140g cooked brown rice

 

Fresh basil to serve

 

Fry onion, spices and pepper in olive oil for 4 minutes.  Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer until stock has reduced.

Serve with fresh, chopped basil leaves

 

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Mexican Casserole

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5ml olive oil

20g red onion, chopped

75g WL bacon, cut into strips

80g red pepper, chopped

200g corn kernels

100g WL pasta sauce

1/4 teaspoon Woolies Chicken Fajita spice (or a sprinkle of cumin, smoked paprika and cayenne pepper)

Chillies and garlic to taste

Salt and Pepper to Taste

Fresh coriander to serve

Fry onions in olive oil, add red pepper and bacon and fry for a few minutes.  Add spices, chillies and garlic.  Stir in corn kernels and fry for 2 minutes.  Stir in pasta sauce and transfer to oven proof dish and bake in oven for 20 minutes for 180C.

Serve with fresh coriander (was too hungry, forgot to add!  LOL!)

For vegetarian option.  Omit bacon and use low fat cheese to sprinkle over before baking in the oven.

 

WL serves 1

1 Protein, 2 CC, 3 Veg, 1 Fat