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.
- 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
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.
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.
When the pasta and lentils are done drain well. Stir through the spinach mixture and serve with grated cheese and salad.