Pasta with lentil marinara
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Recipe Type: Main course
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Serves: 4
 
Spaghetti pasta tossed with lentils and a tomato based sauce
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (240 mL) brown lentils, rinsed and picked through
  • 2 15oz cans (900 mL) diced tomatoes
  • 1 15 oz can (450 mL) tomato sauce
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, diced
  • 1 T dried oregano
  • 1 t dried basil
  • 2 t salt
  • ½ cup (120 mL) red wine
  • 15 oz (475 mL) water or broth
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 8 oz pasta
Instructions
  1. In a large stock pot, saute diced onion with olive oil.
  2. Add the minced garlic cloves about 5 minutes into the cooking process. Cook 2 minutes.
  3. Add all canned tomato products, spices, salt, water, and red wine to the pot. Bring to a simmer.
  4. Add the lentils and cook 30 minutes, until cooked through, adding some water if necessary.
  5. Cook pasta as directed on packaging.
  6. When noodles are al dente, toss with pasta sauce and serve.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/pasta-with-lentil-marinara/