Gluten Free Penne with Red Lentil Sauce Recipe

There really is no limit to what you can do with pasta, so I encourage you to look beyond the jarred sauces and pre-made pesto and allow some creativity into your next pasta dinner. Feel free to use this recipe as a jumping off point to create your own unique, delicious pasta meal!

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Gluten Free Penne with Red Lentil Sauce Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

There really is no limit to what you can do with pasta, so I encourage you to look beyond the jarred sauces and pre-made pesto and allow some creativity into your next pasta dinner.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 526 kcal
Author: Alyssa Rimmer
Ingredients
  • 1 28 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup hummus flavor of choice
  • ½ cup red lentils
  • ½ - ¾ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • Kosher or fine sea salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 pound gluten-free penne pasta
Instructions
  1. Put the tomatoes, hummus, lentils, ½ cup water, and seasonings into a sauce pan. Bring to a boil, stir until everything is incorporated, then reduce to low and simmer for 10-15 minutes, until the lentils are cooked through.
  2. Once the lentils are tender, add nutritional yeast and additional water, if needed. Remove from heat. Cook the pasta according to package instructions.
  3. Once the pasta is done, remove ¼ cup of cooking liquid, then drain and add the pasta back to the pot. Pour in the sauce and reserved cooking liquid and toss to combine. Taste and adjust seasonings, as needed.
Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Penne with Red Lentil Sauce Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 526 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Sodium 119mg 5%
Potassium 364mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 91g 30%
Dietary Fiber 18g 72%
Sugars 2g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 0.4%
Vitamin C 1.2%
Calcium 4.4%
Iron 17.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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