Red Lentil Penne

Super Easy Directions and All Natural Ingredients:

1-3 Handfuls Chopped Broccoli

Handful Red Bell Peppers

Vegan Meatballs (or can use turkey or beef if eating meat)

Organic Red Lentil Penne (I found Tolerant Brand at Kroger Health Food Isle) - make per package directions, which is boil water then add Red Lentils Penne and set aside, stirring occasionally, until cooked, about 8 minutes

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Nutritional Yeast


Cayenne Red Pepper

Roasted Garlic & Herb Spice

Directions: Cook Lentil Penne according to directions. Meanwhile heat meatballs and sautee (or microwave or roast) broccoli and red bell peppers in pan with olive oil and spices. Once cooked, mix all ingredients in bowl, top with Nutritional Yeast and a drizzle of Olive Oil and Enjoy! Prep Time about 2 minutes, cook time 8 minutes, done and ready in 10 minutes!

*Serves 2. Double or Triple Recipe to serve more than 2. I always double to have leftovers.

One of my new favorite discoveries is the Tolerant brand of " starch free, wheat free, gluten fee, GMO free" pasta alternatives. All made with just one ingredient, in this case Organic Red Lentils. My other favorites are the Black Bean Penne and the "Banza" Garbanzo Bean Penne. High in Protein - 21 g for just 3 oz. & Fiber - 13 g & Iron - 40%

Besides easy, clean and delicious, other health benefits include:

  • Low Glycemic
  • Cholesterol-free
  • Essential Vitamins
  • Good Energy Source