Savory Korean BBQ Lentils with Brown Rice Recipe

Korean BBQ Lentils with Brown Rice are an all-vegetable twist on a beef barbecue recipe.  You get all the nutritious protein and carbs with none of the fat and added calories!  

Give this easy-to-prepare Korean BBQ lentils lunch a try.

Let’s make Korean BBQ Lentils with Brown Rice recipe

I’m not a vegetarian, but I love lentils and finding new ways to incorporate them into my diet. Why? They lower cholesterol, stabilize your blood sugar, increase your energy, and are packed with nutrients so you’re left feeling full and satisfied after eating them.  

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Ingredients for Korean BBQ Lentils with Brown Rice recipe

  • 1 tsp Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1/4 cup Reduced Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar (I use Coconut sugar)
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbsp Grapeseed oil
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 1 cup Organic Red Lentils
  • 1 cup green onions
  • 1 cup of brown rice (makes for one cup cooked for each serving)

Directions in making Korean BBQ Lentils with Brown Rice recipe

Step 1

Combine and mix sesame oil, soy sauce, water, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and red pepper in a bowl.

Step 2

Heat grapeseed oil on medium heat.  Add onion and saute for 3-4 minutes (or until onion is tender).

Step 3

Add lentils and sauce mixture.  Turn heat to medium-low, cover, and let simmer for 10 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed.

Step 4

Serve end result over rice and garnish with green onions.

our experience making Korean BBQ Lentils with brown rice

It’s an awesomely refreshing experience with Korean BBQ lentils with a brown rice recipe! A break with meat, I just feel my body is quite cleaned, with all the good stuff in this simple recipe. The kids love it too! I highly recommend that you make this for the whole family for lunch this week!

Yield: 4 servings

Savory Korean BBQ Lentils with Brown Rice

Savory Korean BBQ Lentils with Brown Rice

FI you're wanting to take a break from meat, this Korean BBQ lentils with brown rice recipe is perfect for you. Jam-packed with nutrients and savor, it's definitely a must-try for the whole family!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1/4 cup Reduced Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbsp Grapeseed oil
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 1 cup Organic Red Lentils
  • 1 cup green onions
  • 1 cup of brown rice (makes for one cup cooked for each serving)

Instructions

    1. In a bowl, mix sesame oil, soy sauce, water, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and red pepper.
    2. Heat a skillet with grapeseed oil and saute onion.
    3. Add in lentils and sauce mixture and let it simmer for 10 minutes (or until almost all the liquid is absorbed.)
    4. Get some rice, pour Korean BBQ lentils over it and garnish with green onions. Serve and enjoy!

Have you tried this savory Korean BBQ lentils with brown rice recipe? Share your experience in the comments!

One Comment

  1. Using grapeseed oil is key, as u can heat it to high temperatures w/o burning. Although it probably isn’t the healthiest (on its own), it helps keep the vitamins locked into the food u cook (faster) in it. thanks for the recipe – Missy

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