Pasta with Lentils (Pasta con Lenticchie)

Pasta with Lentils (Pasta con Lenticchie)
 
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Ingredients

Ingredients
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  • Serves 4
  • approx 300g short cut pasta
  • 200g Pardina lentils
  • 3 heaped tbsp of 'soffrito'veg (see link below)
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 med tomato, finely chopped
  • about 1/2 tsp finely chopped rosemary
  • 3- 4 tbsp olive oil
  • about 3 cupfuls of water
  • Salt and black pepper to season
Soffrito vegetables
http://www.jamieoliver.com/foodwise/article-view.php?id=1694


1. Using a large pan, heat the olive oil and fry the 'soffrito' vegetables and chopped garlic till soft but not browned.
2. Add the chopped tomato and fry for a further minute or so.
3. Add the chopped rosemary and the lentils. Finally, add the water then cover and cook for 20-25mins, till lentils are soft. Season with salt and pepper.(Keep an eye on them and check occasionally to make sure the lentils don't dry out too much, adding a little more water if necessary).
4. In the meantime cook your pasta and drain.
5. Just before serving mix the hot lentils into the pasta and serve with an extra drizzle of olive oil.

Pasta with Lentils (Pasta con Lenticchie)

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This quicker version of Pasta con Lenticchie uses Spanish Pardina lentils which don't require overnight soaking or cooking before being added to the vegetables.

Method


Soffrito vegetables
http://www.jamieoliver.com/foodwise/article-view.php?id=1694


1. Using a large pan, heat the olive oil and fry the 'soffrito' vegetables and chopped garlic till soft but not browned.
2. Add the chopped tomato and fry for a further minute or so.
3. Add the chopped rosemary and the lentils. Finally, add the water then cover and cook for 20-25mins, till lentils are soft. Season with salt and pepper.(Keep an eye on them and check occasionally to make sure the lentils don't dry out too much, adding a little more water if necessary).
4. In the meantime cook your pasta and drain.
5. Just before serving mix the hot lentils into the pasta and serve with an extra drizzle of olive oil.
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