Vegetarian Lentil Casserole

Vegetarian Lentil Casserole

1 pound cooked lentils
3/4 cup honey
1/2 cup soy sauce
2 teaspoons dry mustard
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup sliced carrot
1/2 cup sliced celery
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
8 cups cooked white rice

Place lentils in 2 1/2-quart casserole. Combine honey, soy sauce, mustard, pepper and ginger in small bowl. Gently stir into lentils. Cook and stir onion, carrot and celery in oil in small skillet over medium-high heat until onion is translucent. Add to lentils. Cover and bake at 350ºF 45 minutes. Uncover and bake 15 minutes more. Serve over rice.