3 cups water
1 pkg (6-oz) long grain and wild rice blend
1 can (14.5-oz) vegetable broth
1 pkg (10-oz) frozen mixed vegetables
1 cup skim milk
1/2 cup reduced-fat processed American cheese, cut into pieces
Rinse and sort lentils.
Combine lentils and water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce to heat to low and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Let stand, covered, for 1 hour.
Drain and rinse the lentils.
Cook rice according to package directions in medium saucepan. Add the lentils and the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low.
Simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes.
Garnish as desired.