Fettuccine & Lentil Sauce
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Recipe type: Dinner
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Yields: 4 Servings
 
This is a Vegan Recipe. Serve with salad and bread.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup lentils, rinsed
  • 2 carrots, julienned
  • 5 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (8 oz) can tomato paste
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 package fettuccine noodles
  • Parsley for garnish
Instructions
  1. Boil a large pot of salted water.
  2. Add in lentils, carrots, and celery.
  3. Cook over low heat for 45 minutes.
  4. Reserving 2 cups of cooking liquid, drain lentil mixture.
  5. Toss lentil mixture with 1 tbsp of olive oil.
  6. In blender, puree half of the lentil mixture.
  7. In a large pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add in garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  8. Add in tomato paste and stir for 2 minutes.
  9. Add in reserved cooking liquid and lentil puree and combine well.
  10. Stir in remaining lentil mixture and season with salt & pepper to taste.
  11. Reduce heat to low and allow to simmer.
  12. Cook fettuccine noodles and drain.
  13. Top noodles with sauce on individual serving dishes and garnish with parsley.
  14. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Cook Eat Delicious! at http://www.cookeatdelicious.com/pasta-recipes/fettuccine-lentil-sauce-recipe.html