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pasta with lentils and spinach

Pasta with lentils and spinach

A delicious and fresh recipe for pasta with lentils and spinach. The lentils are a great vegetarian source of protein and this is a lovely nutritious meal.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword pasta with lentils
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 3
Author Mandy Mazliah

Ingredients

  • 50 g green lentils
  • 150 g fresh spinach washed
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Zest and juice of a lemon
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 250 g pasta

Instructions

  1. Crush the garlic and add to a bowl. Finely chop the spinach and add to the garlic. Mix in the lemon juice and zest and the oil, and mix well.
  2. Bring a pan of water to the boil and add the green lentils. Cook for 10-12 minutes, then add the pasta and cook both together for 10-12 minutes until cooked.
  3. When the pasta and lentils are done drain well. Stir through the spinach mixture and serve with grated cheese and salad.