Sweet Potato Lentil Rice Bowl

A hearty dish that goes great by itself or as a side.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1 sweet potato diced
  • cup brown rice cooked
  • 2 cups kale steamed

Lentil Mixture

  • ½ cup brown lentils rinsed
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • ¼ onion diced
  • ¼ bouillon cube
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 cup water


  • Steam the sweet potato (skin on) cubes in a steamer basket with the kale.
    1 sweet potato, 2 cups kale
  • Sauté the onions and garlic in a medium saucepan until translucent and fragrant.
    1 garlic clove, ¼ onion
  • Add lentils, bouillon, cumin, and water. Mix thoroughly. Bring to a boil and cover. Reduce to simmer and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, or until tender.
    ½ cup brown lentils, ¼ bouillon cube, 1 tsp cumin, 1 cup water
  • While the lentils are cooking, cook the brown rice according to the package directions.
    1½ cup brown rice
  • To assemble the rice bowl, add your rice, then the sweet potato and kale, then layer in the lentils. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Keyword Lentils, Recipe of the Week, Sweet Potato
Author: Zack

Pharmacist, tech guy, pianist, lover of beer, gamer, beach bum. Probably missed something. Just assume I'm into a little bit of everything.

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