Mujaddara with Cauliflower

This twist on a classic Lebanese rice and lentil dish has cauliflower added and is perfect for every day but can be dressed up for your holiday table by adding toasted peanuts, pomegranate seeds and a drizzle of plain yogurt.

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CAMPBELL’S ® Ready To Use Mushroom Broth

CAMPBELL’S ® Ready To Use Mushroom Broth

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  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil
  • 1 large  shallots, thinly sliced into rounds
  • 2 cups (500 mL) finely chopped  cauliflower
  • 1 carton CAMPBELL’S ® Ready To Use Mushroom Broth
  • 1 cup (250 mL) brown or green  lentils, sorted and rinsed
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) long grain white rice
  • 1/2 tsp (3 mL) sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp (3 mL) fresh  cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped fresh  cilantro


  1. In a large non-stick skillet, heat oil over low heat. When the oil simmers, add the shallots and cook, stirring frequently, until golden and crisp, about 30 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside on paper towel-lined plate.
  2. In same skillet, cook cauliflower until golden, about 5 minutes and remove from heat.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, over medium high heat, bring broth to boil; stir in lentils. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes, then add the rice and half the cooked shallots. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer, covered, over very low heat until the lentils and rice are tender, about 20 minutes more. Remove from the heat and let rest, covered, for 5 minutes. 
  4. Stir in cooked cauliflower from step 2 and any bits from the pan with the cilantro.
  5. Serve hot or at room temperature, topped with the other half of the crispy shallots and any desired garnishes.

Recipe tips

  • Substitute an equal amount of brown rice for the white rice and add 10 minutes to the cooking time.
  • If you like, instead of CAMPBELL’S® Mushroom Broth, try CAMPBELL’S® Chicken Broth or CAMPBELL’S® Vegetable Broth.
  • Some delicious toppings you can include are yogurt, pine nuts, or pomegranate seeds.

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Amount Per Serving
Calories 310
Fat 7 g
Sodium 450 mg
Carbohydrate 50 g
Dietary Fibre 7 g
Protein 11 g
Calcium 6 %DV

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