Mainely Dish: Cheesy Lentil and Rice Casserole

Craving a warm, comforting meal? The taste of this casserole will remind you of classic Hamburger Helper, but with the added benefit of being an excellent source of protein and being low in sodium. This vegetarian dish is versatile with the ability to swap in your favorite seasonings, broths, and cheeses. You could even add some extra vegetables before baking, like broccoli or cauliflower. This dish is perfect if you’re just dipping your toes into the waters of cooking plant-based proteins. Enjoy!


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By Kayla Parsons, MS, LD, Ph.D Student in Food & Nutrition Sciences