What is better. A super tasty and hearty dish, that can be used with anything from salads, to the traditional spaghetti and even alone. Delicious! Lentils are a huge protein source, and with all the vegetables in this dish, it is perfect for your health goals.

Ingredients:

  • Vegetables – I used peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes onions
  • Garlic – 2-4 cloves, chopped
  • 1 jar of red lentils, or a cup of pre soaked red lentils
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano / handful of fresh
  • 1 handful of baby spinach
  • 1 teaspoon of dried basil / handful of fresh
  • 2 cups of tomato sauce – either from tins, or blended tomatoes

Method:

  • Add the vegetables and spices to a pan, with a little oil, and cook until softened (around 5 minutes).
  • Add the lentils and tomato sauce to the pan, and leave to simmer for 20 minutes until thickened.
  • Add the spinach and basil, and stir in at the end.
  • Serve with spaghetti, avocado, or a fresh salad!

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