Kid Friendly Veggie Loaded Lentil Fried Rice (plant based and oil free)

Author Molly Patrick of Clean Food Dirty Girl


  • 1/4 cup very finely diced red onion (30g)
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 very finely diced celery stalk (about 1/3 cup / 45g)
  • 1 cup very finely sliced and chopped red cabbage (100g)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, very finely diced (about 1/2 cup / 65g)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup frozen, shelled edamame beans (180g)
  • 1 cup frozen corn (140g)
  • 2 cups Black Rice and Lentils (350g)
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon coconut aminos
  • Diced avocado


  1. Note that you will need to have cooked Black Rice and Lentils before you whip this recipe together. See notes below for the link to the recipe. 

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat for about two minutes, then add the onion and cook for 5 minutes, adding a tablespoon of water when it starts to stick.

  3. Add the garlic, celery, cabbage, bell pepper, and a pinch of salt and stir. Place a lid on the skillet and cook for 3 - 4 minutes, stirring a couple times during this process.

  4. Take the lid off and add the edamame, corn, cooked Black Rice and Lentils, soy sauce and coconut aminos and cook for 3 - 5 minutes, until everything is cooked and heated through. 

  5. Top with avocado and have your little one dig in! 

Recipe Notes

Here's an easy and delicious recipe for rice and lentils.