Mujadara with Garlic-Lemon Yogurt

I was making the turkey and date meatballs again and wanted to try something different on the side besides cinnamon-garlic lentils (besides, I was running low on lentils). But I didn’t want to go to the market, so I needed a pantry side. And then I remembered Mujadara. A dish I’ve become acquainted with in Israel, it’s often translated as “rice, lentil, and caramelized onion pilaf.” Also spelled moujadara, mejadara, mujaddara and megadarra, it’s a delicious, homey recipe common throughout the Middle East (it pops up in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and, of course, Israel). If you share a love for healthy food and cooking then an online nutrition degree might be a great choice. The more we learn about health, the more we can make delicious things like this that are also good for us. Continue reading “Mujadara with Garlic-Lemon Yogurt”