Lentil Bolognese

This meal is especially comforting while also including some vegetables and protein. Pasta is a staple in my kitchen and it is my go to meal when in a rush or want something easy yet delicious. This recipe uses lentils as its protein source and combined with the marinara it creates a divine explosion of flavor and warmth in your mouth. This recipe makes a single serving!

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup of uncooked pasta of choice
  • big handful of kale
  • 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • 1/2 cup black lentils
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  • bring water to a boil with salt and pepper then added in the pasta and kale once the water reaches a boil
  • while the pasta and kale are cooking add 1/2 tbsp olive oil to a pan and add in the cherry tomatoes, marinara sauce, and lentils
  • cook the pasta for 7-8 minutes and the bolognese sauce for 4-5 minutes
  • strain the pasta and top with the bolognese sauce and additional salt and pepper if desired

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