SCD “Mujaddara” (Lentils and Rice)
This is a tasty, traditional middle eastern dish which we have successfully adapted to the SCD diet!!
- 1 Cup of Lentils (Soaked and cooked according to SCD guidelines)
- 1 Small-sized head of cauliflower (Processed in a food processor until “pebbly” or rice-like)
- 1 onion
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil (one for the pan and one for the onion)
- Salt and pepper to taste
Prepare lentils according to the SCD guidelines. Process cauliflower in a food processor until “rice-like.” Put the cauliflower in a nut milk bag to squeeze out all the excess water (we find that this yields the best cauliflower rice!). Sauté the cauliflower in a pan with salt and one tablespoon of olive oil. Cover for a few minutes until the cauliflower is soft. Slice the onion thinly, and sauté in a separate saucepan with olive oil and salt. Mix the lentils, the cauliflower rice, and the onions together, and enjoy! This dish is typically served with yogurt!