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Alison Pill Reveals Healthy 'Lentil Bowls with Quick Pickles' Recipe

Alison Pill Reveals Healthy 'Lentil Bowls with Quick Pickles' Recipe

Alison Pill loves to cook happy and healthy dishes for friends and family and now she’s taking to time to share one of her favorite recipes with you!

The 34-year-old Canadian actress, who currently stars in Hulu’s Devs, is revealing her favorite recipe for lentil bowls with quick pickles.

“My friend Rebecca introduced me to this combo,” Alison shared with Just Jared. “And the quick pickles really make the dish. We make this almost once a week, and it’s a hit with friends and family. It’s really easy, it takes a little under an hour and most of it is unattended. The majority of work is a bit of chopping. It’s also full of stuff that lasts in the pantry or fridge for a while, and it’s good for making ahead, so definitely a good one to have in your quarantine meal arsenal. And just generally. If you don’t have radishes, carrots work nicely. If you don’t have cauliflower, broccoli is great. Quinoa instead of rice? Cool. This is our favorite way to make it, but it invites personal flair.”

Alison also spoke of how healthy the dish is. “Lentils are full of iron!” she said. “And fiber. And protein. They’re magic. Cauliflower has sooo much vitamin C. And a helpful amount of K. What is K good for? Who knows. But it’s probably great. Sweet potatoes are great for vitamin A and C and also manganese.”

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Alison Pill’s “Lentil Bowls with Quick Pickles” Recipe

- 3 radishes
- 1-2 Persian cucumbers
- salt
- rice vinegar
- 2-3 small sweet potatoes
- 1 head of cauliflower
- olive oil
- black or French lentils
- 1 clove of garlic
- 1 cup of brown rice
- avocado
- fried egg (optional)
- soy sauce (optional)
- Indonesian chili sauce sambal oelek (optional)
- roasted sesame seeds (optional)


- Slice 3 radishes and 1-2 Persian cucumbers
- Toss with salt and cover with rice vinegar
- Leave to marinate for at least one hour


- 1 hour before supper needs to be ready, start preheating oven to 375.
- Peel 2-3 small sweet potatoes and chop into small cubes
- Break 1 head of cauliflower into pieces
- Cover both sweet potatoes and cauliflower in olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Roast for 30-45 minutes.
- Cook 1 cup of black or French lentils with one clove of garlic
- Cook 1 cup of brown rice according to directions.


- Top rice with lentils. Add sweet potato and cauliflower. Add chopped avocado and pickles. A fried egg can be a nice addition, as are soy sauce and sambal oelek. Roasted sesame seeds also yum.

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