‘Pot luck’ happens when there’s ‘nothing’ in the fridge. This might look like a slightly unusual combination – that’s what ‘pot luck’ is all about…. Actually, it turned out really well and was about as healthy a meal as you could ask for.
Serves 2 adults and a little one
- 100 g wild rice
- 100 g green lentils (rinsed)
- 100 g chopped smoked streaky bacon or lardons
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 red onion finely chopped
- 1 red chilli thinly sliced
- 3 cloves garlic sliced
- 2 handfuls broccoli
- 6 mushrooms sliced
- 1 tbsp light soy sauce
Boil the lentils and rice for 30 minutes. After 20 minutes, fry the lardons, onion, chilli and garlic in a pan with the oil. Allow to cook for 3-5 minutes.
Add the broccoli and put a lid on the frying pan for 2 mins (this steams the broccoli). Add the mushrooms and replace the lid for 2 mins.
Drain the rice and lentils and add to the bacon mixture. Toss in the soy sauce and serve.
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