- In a small bowl, combine the vinegar and oil. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
- In a bowl, toss the carrots with the lemon juice. Season with salt. Sprinkle with poppy seeds, if desired.
- In another bowl, combine the brown rice and green onions.
- Divide the rice mixture among serving bowls and top with the lentils, carrots and the remaining ingredients. When ready to serve, drizzle with the dressing.
Use 1 1/2 cups of raw brown rice to make 4 cups of cooked rice.