red lentil pasta with broccoli
It’ll definitely be on regular rotation from now on. Made it without the sweetener and it came out fine. We’re so glad you and your family enjoyed it, Katie! Superb, as always. Thank you! I found this recipe a little while ago, and gave it to my husband to try – he likes cooking easy meals that don’t take too much time/effort! Thanks so much for the lovely review! I am not quite sure I understand where the 700+ calories per serving are coming from (if it makes two servings, each serving would have 1/4 c. of lentils which is about 200 calories). Once done, let stand in bag until ready to use. Check out this tutorial! Very hearty indeed! This was incredible! It is fantastic!!! I like the meatiness it gives to the dish. I made this with Trader Joe’s rice and quinoa pasta and it was a hit. I was heavy-handed with the red chili flakes, but I enjoyed the kick! Here is the recipe for the vegan red lentils with broccoli or broccoli masoor dal tadka. If too thick, thin with a little water. Cut approximately Â½ inch of the top of the bulb of garlic to expose the cloves inside. Thank you for sharing!! If you haven’t tried that recipe yet, you must! I’ve never put lentils in tomato sauce before. Add more sweetener to balance and enhance the flavors: chili flake for heat, salt for saltiness, or more herbs for depth of flavor. Thanks for sharing (and rating), Jeff! NOMZ. I’m new to lentils :). I scan the internet for recipes that I can easily make changes, for my family can’t take hot spices, and these are good without meat. I’m talking to the meat eaters now. Tag as many as you like for a chance to get regrammed, retweeted, repinned or reposted. You can actually feel how healthy it is when you’re eating it :). Absolutely divine. Hearty and flavorful :) I think I will try reducing the lentils just a little bit next time since I think it takes away from the sauce, but I’m thrilled to have found a pasta recipe that’s more nutritious than usual! Pinch of kosher salt plus additional to taste, Pinch of freshly ground black pepper plus additional to taste, 1 (12 oz) package steam in bag frozen broccoli cuts, 1 (12 oz.) And because it’s so flavorful and protein-packed (33 grams protein per serving! I pretty much followed the recipe as directed except I used Swerve brown instead of sugar and I add some finely chopped brown mushrooms with the carrots and tomatoes. Thanks for sharing! It’s my new favourite pasta dish. Try changing your pasta noodles, too. I’m hyperglycemic so if I just eat pasta, my blood sugar plummets and I plop to the floor. I just made this with fresh basil and oregano from my garden. I am not a mom but I could see this recipe would be great for parents of picky kids – it is so hard to tell the lentils are there. The recipe tastes really good. Peel and chop onion and garlic. I like this recipe as a staple because it’s super high in protein and will fill my picky husband up. As a bonus, these are mostly ingredients I have on hand in the cupboard so it’s a great recipe when groceries are dwindling and I can’t get to the store. My love for all things lentil will never expire. As always! Hearty and satisfying. This is amazing. With a creamy red pepper sauce, savory roasted garlic, and crisp fresh broccoli, this dish bursts with flavor and packs a huge dose of nutrition. Sugar does not cause diabetes. So glad you enjoyed it! Love your blog and as well your food photography school. Sugar balances both salty and sour flavors in dishes and brings out, but if you’d prefer, leave it out (or use coconut sugar as I suggest). Pasta is always high calories… unfortunatelly because I love it. My boyfriend and I made this for dinner and we both loved it – it will definitely be our new go-to pasta sauce! Stir until the broccoli is evenly mixed in with the quinoa and lentils. Thanks. Three changes to the recipe: Bring to boil, reduce to simmer, cover and cook for 15minutes. I also initially sauteed some broccoli and mushrooms with the garlic before adding in the tomato sauce, and wilted in some kale towards the end for some more veg. Absolutely! I think you could serve it over zucchini noodles, roasted broccoli, or roasted sweet potato! I think you’ll love both ;D, This looks so delicious, healthy and hearty!:). I added a can of diced tomatoes and a little less lentils and it was DELICIOUS. Amazing! Best when fresh. Delicious. It was damn delicious! We are so glad you enjoyed it! Stir in the lentils. Family loved it and appreciated the “hidden” protein. I’m working on memorizing the recipe. I am not vegan or vegetarian, but I was looking for a recipe to use my red lentils and I LOVE pasta. I will definitely make it again. Pour in the stock and simmer for 20 minutes until the lentils … 3 lbs Barilla Red Lentil Penne; 3/4 Cup butter; 3 Large shallots, thinly sliced; 12 Garlic cloves; 3/4 Cup harissa; 3 lbs Mixed wild mushrooms, sliced; 3 Cups white wine; 3 Cups vegetable broth; 90 Oz Coconut milk; Salt and white pepper to taste; 3 Cups grated Parmigiano Reggiano; 1/2 Cup chopped parsley No GMO ingredients. The first time I made this, I was multi-tasking toooo much and added 3 TBSP salt instead of sugar to the double recipe I was making. Place back over heat and bring to a low simmer over medium-low heat. I didn’t have tomato paste, so added another 1/4 cup diced tomatoes (for a total of 1/2 cup). Hearty You’ll need to stir constantly during the last 5 minutes or so, to … Thanks for the great recipe; it’s gonna be a definite staple. would split peas work in place of lentils? It’s super helpful to us and other readers! Sometimes, you just need a hearty, comforting pasta dish, especially in the midst of winter. Though I grow stevia, I do use sugar or other sweeteners at times. AH. xo. I also used a 15 oz. can of organic fire roasted tomatoes instead of the tomato sauce. equaling 4.4 grams of protein. Yay!! Simple, 30-minute spicy red pasta sauce with red lentils for added protein and fiber. Otherwise no changes. The recipe looks good, but I’m not so sure I would call it “healthy” when you’re adding 1-2 tbsp of sugar. I loved it. Red lentil pasta is a great way to cut carbs and get some protein. Sauté for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Thanks so much for the lovely review, Sandy. At the same time as the pasta and broccoli are cooking, make the creamy red pepper sauce. I added more garlic and used regular parmesan cheese. Made it without the carrots and it still tasted delicious! I use Italian Seasoning,, instead of the separate Basil, Oregano, etc. It is deeeeelish. Already have all the ingredients at home :) While I don’t follow a gluten free diet, I find when I eat gluten free pasta (brown rice is my fav) my tummy doesn’t get “bloaty” and I don’t feel tired and sluggish afterwards! Reduce the wine to half and add 2 tablespoons of the pesto, stirring quickly to make a sauce. Pour the cheesy quinoa and lentils into a 9-inch square baking dish and top with the roasted broccoli. Add rotini to boiling water, stir, and cook until tender, 8-10 minutes. Glad I doubled it, so we could eat delicious leftovers the next day. I also served with some roasted cauliflower because I have been craving them. Oh, Dana, this recipe is the bomb! Thank you for sharing this amazing recipe! I accidentally overcooked my lentils :( my calc was all consuming I guess! It’s got a natural source of vegan protein It’s perfect for that! Stir in tomato puree, spinach, nutritional yeast, cayenne, turmeric, pepper flakes, season with … Stir in the garlic and herbs, then add the tomato and simmer for a few minutes. Thank you so much for making the transition back to vegetarian so simple Dana. Hi Laura, Roast for 35 minutes. Add lentils and vegetable broth, then cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes or until tender. xo. So delicious. I did not include the crushed tomatoes, and I added some mushrooms (because they are about to go bad). Thanks so much for sharing, Meredith! Next time I would kick up the heat alot more though :) thanks for sharing ! I can’t wait to try everything on here! xo. We are not vegan so I added about 5 anchovies. Delicious! Definitely trying this!! Great in its own, over pasta, or scooped up with (gluten free) bread, I only have green lentils. Thank you! Thanks so much for the updated review, Kara! … might have to add red chard though, hehe. This is now one of his go-to recipes and we both love it! Adding sweet peppers might help too. I added veggies that I had on hand, cauliflower and red bell pepper. Xo. When I’ve made it so many times that I’ve used up all of the ingrediants- they’re all cheap enough that I don’t have to even think about getting more in I thought I had left a rating, but it might not have saved when I refreshed the page. Maybe you have time to check it out. I wish I would’ve made some vegan parm to go with it, but definitely will next time. But I tried again, and it was well worth it! It’s perfect for all year round, 1. It will definitely be a regular part of our dinner lineup. Keep them coming. I also like (ie. This red sauce is spicy, bold, and infused with red lentils for added protein. It froze really well for amazing leftovers. Garnish with shredded Parmesan cheese and crushed red pepper flakes. This recipe is forgiving – I multiplied it by approximation and just dumped in a can of tomato paste (no tomato sauce) and added water. Add broccoli and cook until barely tender and bright green, about 2 minutes. I made this a while ago and loved it! Use ctrl+f or ⌘+f on your computer or the "find on page" function on your phone browser to search existing comments! Same, also you can do a lot of variations! This recipe is inspired by my Simple Chickpea Bolognese. Ah, thanks Krista! I would eat this recipe more often if it didnt mean eating pasta regularly instead of as a treat. Okay, so this recipe was my first time using lentils ever, and I’m happy to say I’m hooked! Using fresh blend of tomatoes that are in season will achieve a sweeter taste as well. My husband (omni) and I (vegan) both loved it! Delicious ! Will most DEFINITELY be making this again! P.S. Some vegan Parmesan took this to a whole new level. This recipe does the trick, delivering on flavor, simplicity and heartiness. Thank you! (But this will alter nutritional count) Serve with a tossed salad. Hi, I love the sound of this recipe, I tried a dish similar to this at a potluck dinner and loved it, but had no recipe afterwards. I served it over Banza chickpea cavatappi for extra plant based protein. So strange! Serve over gluten-free pasta for a delicious and hearty plant-based meal! I love this recipe. Try it out!! I definitely cook this again! Delish! This looks like a meal I can make in a hurry; both for camping but also on an upcoming disaster recovery trip. Keep it coming! I followed the recipe, except I ended up doubling the chili flakes at the end (yummmm). I might not eat pasta any other way again I found this sweet enough, because of the carrots, that I didn’t need any sugar, or sugar substitute. All changes ended up tasting really good! I am so excited you made a spicy red pasta sauce recipe!!! Going to take a stab at it using Stevia this weekend. Tag @minimalistbaker on Instagram and hashtag it #minimalistbaker so we can see all the deliciousness! Thank you! Pull up sides of foil to seal up the garlic bulb package. This would make the perfect meal when you’re craving something quick, healthy, and filling, making it ideal for weeknight meals. Our FREE 49-Page Fan Favorites e-Book has 20 recipes we think you’ll LOVE! Thanks! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? Let us know how it goes! So good! Flavorful I did put in a bit more tomato sauce than in the recipe but then I like my pasta nice and saucy. Have a question? So warming, comforting, and filling. Your doing a good job, Dana. My son was back to scrape the pot for seconds before I was half way through mine. Remove from heat and stir in Parmesan cheese. Your blog has been amazing and I use it daily. Love all the plant protein :) My husband is sure to delight that pasta won’t be “green” this week! So glad you enjoyed it!! AND my 14 month old loved it! The whole family really enjoyed it. :). xo. RED LENTIL ROTINI PASTA: Made with 1 simple ingredient—red lentil flour RED LENTIL PASTA: Each 8.8 ounce box contains about 4.5, 2-ounce servings of red lentil pasta GLUTEN FREE PLANT BASED PROTEIN PASTA: Red lentil rotini is a naturally gluten free pasta and is packed with 13g of plant based protein per serving—it's a good source of fiber 2. It was so filling and leftovers were great. This looks awesome, and totally up my street. I served it over super green pasta (a new variety of rotini pasta which has different green veggies in it). Thanks so much for the lovely review! I don’t have to worry about soaking/cooking beans It ended up being -next- weekend instead, but this was very good! For people wanting to balance flavors without sugar, they could use 100% apple juice, or a bit of applesauce. When it comes to meal planning, variety is key—so check out our lentil and bean pasta recipes. I made this awhile ago (and loved it!) Made this today for thanksgiving (Canadian one) and it was pretty good! Perfect for vegetarians and all that protein and I love spice! xo. Thanks for this recipe!! So much protein! And you won’t miss the meat! A guilt-free red lentil pasta recipe, vegan and gluten-free, a satiating meal packed with nutrients and designed to not leave you bloated or without energy. It’s super helpful for us and other readers. I make it at least once a week! Kale, rich tomato sauce, aromatic herbs, seeds … Cover and bring to a simmer. I serve it over chickpea noodles too which adds even more protein!!! Teamed it with a GF pasta. We are so glad you enjoyed it! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? It was spicy, flavorful and best of all EASY! I was really impressed by this. Thanks so much for sharing, Dannielle! So quick and so so tasty!! Maybe increased the chili flakes because he likes it hot. We’re so glad you enjoyed it, Laura! Happy to help troubleshoot. You could also win a spot as a featured recipe on our website! I made this with yellow split peas instead of lentils, which worked well. Neither does what a person eat effects everyone alike, such as diabetics. Please leave constructive feedback about the recipe so that the creator and followers can learn and adjust appropriately. I don’t usually make comments. Absolutely reccomend this recipe is delicious will definitely make again ? Pour the roasted red pepper mixture into a sauce pan. silly me. You can use this as a soup by adding more veggies into it, or just have it on its own (muung bean soup)…nothing wrong with that! (such as organic cane sugar or coconut sugar), (I like Trader Joe’s Gluten Free Fussili, or sub, *Tomato sauce is pureed tomatoes that are pre-seasoned with spices like garlic, salt, pepper, and oregano, and is different than plain puréed tomatoes. You had me at gluten free- my kiddos will love this! thanks for sharing, Kerstin! But overall it was easy to make and very delicious! Transfer to a large bowl with a slotted spoon. In a bowl, rub the broccoli florets with the oil, garlic and lemon, then season to taste. Let us know if you try it! We’re with you on choosing healthier options, and we have a variety of recipes that have low or no sugar! Add creamy red pepper sauce and stir to combine. Next time I’ll try it with carrots. Such a delicious recipe Dana, like always! Just excellent. But decided to give it a try and WOW, was so delicious, husband and three year old agreed! When lentils are finished cooking, drain off any excess cooking liquid, season with a pinch of salt, and set aside. I used coconut sugar for the sweetener and cooked the lentils for 15 minutes. It’s hearty, filling, and a new spin on classic bolognese. Thanks so much! A staple in my house and a good one. Fry for 5 minutes until the onion is soft. You can season it as per your taste. Add the broccoli to the griddle pan and cook for 8-10 mins, turning halfway or when charred. Has anyone tried this? Your blog is simply a vegan heaven! It was great! Red lentil pasta benefits those seeking more iron at a ratio of 3 to 2 when compared to wheat pasta. That sauce tho!!! Had a hunch I’d want more, so doubled the recipe. I made this yesterday, exactly as the recipe stated and it was so good I just had to comment. Haven’t thought to combine pasta with lentils, because I supposed it will be a bit too heavy. 1 cup (250 mL) cooked green lentils . I made this recipe and it is simply delicious, filling, comforting… Loved it and will make it again! After 3 minutes add the broccoli florets to cook together with the Penne. It is healthy and satisfying and feels indulgent. I make variations of pasta and legumes and thought that I was a freak. My husband and I loved this recipe! I just made this for dinner tonight and it was ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS. The reviews are not lying – this recipe is AMAZING! yummy as always! In the end I topped Costco’s Edamame spaghetti noodles with 1/3rd of the recipe and it was wonderful! As a substitute, you could try cooking down tomato puree to make it more concentrated. It’s filling, flavour full and easy :D Love adding a sprinkle of this and that, like fresh spinach, some nuts, mushrooms, anything I can think of. 1) I added an extra 1/2 onion that I had in my fridge. This recipe originally appeared on Watch. Toss to combine. 1 head of broccoli) 1 cup (250 mL) halved cherry tomatoes . This was filling and satisfying and an easy weeknight meal for my family. I can’t believe I never added lentils to red sauce before! This is my go to, haven’t been shopping, don’t feel like cooking recipe. 1. We’re so glad you enjoyed it, Caitlin! I highly recommend including it if you can tolerate it. I’ve wanted to make a dish with red lentils for a while now, because they’re tender, slightly sweet, cook quickly, and pair especially well with sauces and soups. Also stir in salt and pepper to taste My husband is not a fan of the texture of lentils (unlike me, I love them), but we both thought the flavor was great! Low and behold, Dana came through for me ❤. Also teenager approved! If you’d prefer, leave it out (or use coconut sugar as I suggest). We’re so glad he enjoyed it, Kay! I have been gluten free for almost three years, and have decided to go back to being vegetarian (and vegan as much as I can). Add butter and cook over medium-high heat until butter is melted. Those units are really a pain in the ass for non Americans. Win-win! :). Healthy I’m looking into more meal-prepping due to reduced grocery store trips and am wondering if just the sauce would freeze OK. Thanks for sharing! I came, I saw, I loved! This was a serious mouthwatering dish and quick, which is always a plus for me. Instead of the sugar, I mixed in about a cup of frozen peas in the last minutes of cooking, I’ve found this works to cut the acidity of the tomatoes. It’s so good for you Next time would you mind adding a rating to your review? Will definitely be making this again! When the pasta is done, drain in a colander, but do not rinse. Xo. Do you think I could make this as a cassserole? Recipe by Pat the Spatula Serves 3 Ingredients 1 package red lentil pasta 3 tbsp Artichoke Antipasto (from Trader Joe's) 1 tbsp Bomba Sauce (from Trader Joe's) 3 tbsp grated parmesan 1 head of broccoli 2 tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Preheat air fryer to 390° (alternate method: turn oven to 40 You will not be subscribed to our newsletter list. Question about the recipe: can I leave out the carrots if I don’t have any?! Thank you and keep up the good work :). Add pasta to a large serving bowl. Add the Red Lentil Rotini and cook until al dente, 7 to 8 minutes. I’m a huge fan of the texture of lentils (my husband, not so much, but he still ate it) and thought the flavor was great. Will make again! Curious why there is the desire for sugar or any sweeteners in regular meals? I LOVE your new book. They might help. I don’t know where to find it in the grocery store. So easy to make, so hearty, sweet and spicy and just damn delicious. Drain and return the pasta back to the pot. It’s very tasty, easy, cheap and filling! Totally inedible!!!! Thanks for the great recipe. Love the fennel seeds idea! Thank you! Reduce the heat, cover and continue to simmer briskly for another 10 minutes, stirring a few times, or until the lentil are fully tender. This is so so nice! Store leftovers separately in the refrigerator up to 3 days. Thanks so much! Next time I’ll try to stay true to the recipe and add carrots or maybe even change it up and add fennel seeds, just to give it a little sausage-like flavor. I poured it in to a mug. All off these will add fiber, are natural, and will disappear into the texture of the sauce. Boil the lentils and rice for 15-20 minutes in the vegetable stock, stirring occasionally. The whole family loved it. We’re so glad to hear you and your son both enjoyed it! The sauce itself is incredibly simple, relying on a base of garlic, carrots, and tomatoes for flavor and texture. 4. Lightly boil or steam broccoli until it is firm, not soft. Will have to try more of your recipes – thanks for sharing with us. I just made this and it was sooooo good! Whisk the half-and-half or light coconut milk into the roasted red pepper puree. Definitely planning to make such a recipe for my blog as well. I had red lentils in the cupboard so a quick “Lentil pasta” search later here I was. Not to mention, they’re rich with health benefits, including iron, fiber, folate, and protein. (approximately 5 minutes). Otherwise, I made exactly as written. I can’t see where the 33 grams of protein comes from??? No? This lovely thick left over water actually has all the good nutrition so why drain it away. Thank you so much for the recipe! Sooo delicious! Nutritious and easy-to-make red lentils curry with broccoli sneaked in, made in Instant Pot. I just have a quick question regarding lentils, will canned lentils word in place of dry lentils if they are drained? 3. Apologies! ), vegans and meat-eaters alike will love it. I nearly omitted it due to sugar sensitivity, but I’m glad I added it! Love the recipe! I have made this today and it was like heaven to my taste buds. :-). Reheat sauce in the microwave or saucepan. You can also subscribe without commenting. Good luck! This will definitely be a staple recipe for me. Great recipe as always, you make eating vegan seem easy!! If only a TBS is used, only shouldn’t taste a maple flavor. But the lentils, that helps regulate my crazy blood sugar and allows me to eat something like pasta! Made this tonight! Plus, it’s vegan and gluten-free, and it comes together in just 30 minutes. This was delicious! I used half roasted cauliflower and half noodles for the pasta base and it was amazing. Leave a comment, rate it, and don’t forget to tag a picture #minimalistbaker on Instagram! Thank you so much! Peel away any loose papery layers. Thanks so much for the lovely review, Preetha. I served it for a late dinner over penne pasta so it sat for about 6 hours & it got even better! If using basil and oregano leaves do you put them in the sauce whole or do you chop them? Lovely, thanks, Kara! Yes! I will start using lentils in all my pasta sauces, thanks Dana! I omitted the carrots and added a shallot but otherwise made it as is. Turn up the heat on the pancetta to medium high and add the broccoli rabe. But this is fine since it means you’re consuming less carbs in one go ;). YUM! We are glad you both enjoy this dish, DJ! It won’t be as flavorful, but it might still work. As opposed to just using canned tomato sauce. Yum and two thumbs up from us in New Zealand. I added more water to adjust the sauce; it came out chunky and still great. I love the lentil addition – the perfect way to pack in protein! 1/2 cup (125 mL) finely chopped red onion . This was DELICIOUS. More Iron. Yay! Made it literally just a second ago… and god! We are so glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for sharing, Dana! We were both extremely satisfied and full after eating much less than the serving size. Thank you, Dana for making my vegan transition so easy! Do you use split lentils or not, because I think split lentils get more mushy and I’m not sure if they’ll be ok.. Great sauce! So delicious! So glad you both enjoyed it, Lindsey! Only substitution that I made was adding half of a red pepper, half of a yellow pepper, and quarter of a Spanish onion. Xo. All Rights Reserved. Then drain and set aside. Yum! 1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced, toasted almonds (reserve some for garnish) #veganlove. To prevent splattering, remove skillet from heat and add tomato sauce, tomato paste, pinch sea salt, chili flake, oregano, basil, sweetener, and vegan parmesan cheese (optional), and stir to combine. Remove the pan from the heat and toss in the pasta. I could mix up the sauce and pasta and use some of the vegan parmesan cheese and warm it in the oven….thoughts? My 1 and 3 year olds both loved it and so did my husband and I! This fueled me for an excellent run the next morning! And spices like red pepper flakes, basil, oregano, and sea salt bring it to life. Compared to wheat pasta, red lentil pasta … I used whole wheat pasta because I’m not gluten free. 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