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Caramelized Beet-Lentil Pilaf

Recipe photo courtesy of Justin Walker

Simple, affordable, and a complete protein—there's a reason why rice and legumes are a staple meal in so many different cultures. Here, tender white rice and quick-cooking lentils make a hearty and satisfying vegetarian bowl. To dress things up and deepen the flavor, quick-cooking grated beets were caramelized and then simmered them with the grain mixture, and it's all topped off with a dollop of creamy yogurt and a sprinkle of Aleppo pepper.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2019
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If the greens don't come attached to your beets, Swiss chard will make a fine substitution.

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