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Protein-Packed Lentil Pasta with Superfood Marinara Sauce!

I love this lentil pasta. It literally only contains lentils so it provides a protein punch to a vegetarian meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 305kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 oz of Tolerant Red or Green Lentil Penne
  • 25 oz jar of Cucina Antica Tomato Basil Sauce
  • 6 oz box of Baby Spinach chopped
  • 2 Red Bell Peppers diced
  • 1/4 of a Red Onion diced
  • 1 zucchini diced
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • Italian seasoning - to taste
  • Salt & crushed red pepper - to taste
  • Parmesan cheese 2 tbsp per serving

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  • In a medium sized pot, saute the peppers, onion, zucchini, spinach, garlic and spices (italian seasoning, salt, crushed red pepper) for about 5-10 minutes until soft.
  • Combine the cooked veggie mixture with 1 jar of Cucina Antica Tomato Basil Sauce in a blender. Blend until smooth. (Alternatively you can add the Cucina Antica sauce to the pot, and use an immersion blender to blend it together).
  • Combine the cooked pasta with the superfood sauce mixture. Top with parmesan cheese and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 630mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 10g