Quick lentil pasta
Last updated date: 11 April 2022
- 250g high-fibre pasta
- 1 large red onion, finely chopped
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 200g button mushrooms, thinly sliced
- 410g can diced tomatoes with basil and garlic
- 400g can no-added-salt lentils, rinsed, drained
- 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
- 80g baby rocketarugulaX, to serve
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1 Cook pasta according to packet instructions. Drain.
2 Meanwhile, heat a little olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add mushroom and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until golden.
3 Add tomatoes, lentils, balsamic and 80ml water to pan. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes or until thick. Season with freshly ground black pepper. Toss pasta in lentil mixture, then serve sprinkled with baby rocket.
For a spicy version, add half a teaspoon of dried red chilli flakes with the mushrooms in step two.
Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 7.2g
–Saturated fat 1.1g
Dietary fibre 11.1g
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“00g can no-added-salt lentils, rinsed, drained” How many calories in 00grams?
Thanks for pointing out the typo. That has been fixed: 400g.
Jenny de Montalk, HFG editor