Do you ever come home after a long day, starving, only to remember you need to cook dinner? (Heartbreaking right?)

Before you order Uber Eats, try this quick and easy recipe that will satisfy your cravings, and leave you enough to take to work the next day…. Or for seconds!

Serves: 2

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup dry brown rice
1 medium can tuna in oil, drained
½ cup cooked brown lentils (e.g. canned, rinsed, washed)
1 medium tomato, diced
1 small Lebanese cucumber, diced
2 sprigs parsley, chopped
½ cup frozen green peas
Zest and juice 1 lemon
1 tablespoon baby capers
2 teaspoons pine nuts
Cracked pepper to taste

METHOD:

1. Cook brown rice as per packet instructions. Set aside in a mixing bowl to cool

2. Cook peas until tender (microwave for 90 seconds on high)

3. Remove zest from lemon and add to rice. Stir in lentils

4. Add tomato, cucumber, capers, parsley and lemon juice and mix well

5. Serve garnished with pine nuts

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