Lentil Pasta Sauce Recipe
Makes 10 cups
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1-28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
1-28 ounce can fire roasted tomatoes
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
2 bay leaves
1 cup dry lentils
Heat oil to medium high in a large sauce pan. Saute onion and garlic until translucent about four minutes. Add crushed tomatoes, fire roasted tomatoes, parsley, Italian seasoning, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes.
While sauce is cooking, add lentils to a medium sauce pan with 3 cups of water. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce the heat to a simmer. Simmer for 15-20 minutes until lentils are tender and drain.
When sauce is finished cooking mix in cooked lentils and serve. Enjoy over pasta, roast vegetables, or toast.
For one cup = 127 calories, 2 g fat, 0.3 g saturated fat, 20.6 g carbohydrates, 6.1 g sugar, 7.3 g protein, 9.1 g fiber, 221 mg sodium, 0 Freestyle Pts
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