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The spaghetti con salsa di lenticchie is a nutritious dish, that combines vegetables and pulse, rich in fibers, proteins and carbohydrates. A great vegetarian pasta!
Here is what you will need to prepare this easy and nutritious pasta:
(portions for 4 people)
- 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 onion chopped
- 1 carrot chopped
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 1 fresh rosemary sprig
- 1 cup of dried lentils I like the Trader's Joe small green lentils. You can even buy these on amazon - see link below!
- 1 cup of crushed tomatoes
- 12 oz of thick spaghetti
Step 1: In a large saucepan add olive oil, onions, carrots, garlic and rosemary.
Step 2: Saute over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
Step 3: Add lentils, crushed tomatoes, one cup of water and salt to taste.
Step 4: Let it cook over medium-low heat for 30-40 minutes. Add more water when necessary. Remove rosemary sprig and garlic.
Step 5: Cook the spaghetti according to package directions. Drain, add to saucepan, mix well and serve immediately.
|Spaghetti with Lentils Sauce|