Red Lentil Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 199.1
  • Total Fat: 7.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 432.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.5 g
  • Protein: 4.8 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    5 cups of water
    3/4 c red lentils
    2 large cloves garlic, minced
    3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    1 14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes with liquid
    1 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp pepper
    1/2 lb of penne pasta
    1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped


In a large saucepan or small stock pot, bring the water to a roiling boil; add the lentils and cook, covered over medium high heat for 15 minutes.

Add garlic, olive oil, tomatoes, salt and pepper. Reduce the heat, cover and cook for 7 more minutes stirring occasionally. While this is cooking boil the penne for 7 minutes. When the pasta has boiled, drain it then add it to the lentils and tomatoes.

Simmer for 5 more minutes till pasta and lentils are tender.

Makes 6, 1.5 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CELTICMOM1967.

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