Hearty Pasta with Lentils

Hearty Pasta with Lentils

Recipe courtesy of  Sweet Simple Vegan


Get ready for an easy, hearty, and vegan protein-packed meal that you can put together in 30 minutes‚Äď our Pasta with Lentils is definitely going to change the game.


 Total Time: 25 minutes

 Yield: 6 servings





  • 2 cups¬†fusilli pasta (gluten-free if needed)
  • 2 cups¬†vegetable broth (we recommend the low-sodium and oil-free¬†Engine 2¬†brand)
  • 1¬†can cooked green lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup¬†frozen vegetable¬†mix
  • 1/2¬†medium white onion, diced¬†(about¬†1/2 cup)
  • 3¬†cloves of garlic, minced
  • 25 oz. oil-free marinara (we used the Whole Foods Market¬†365¬†brand)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Garnish with (optional):
  • Fresh basil
  • Cashew parmesan cheese



  1. Add all of the ingredients into your Vitaclay pot and mix thoroughly until uniform, making sure that the liquid is at least 1/4‚ÄĚ above the pasta and lentils.
  2. Cover and set it to cook on the ‚Äúwhite rice‚ÄĚ setting. Cook for about 15-20 minutes, mixing halfway through. *
  3. Remove lid and allow the Spanish rice to cool for 5 minutes, then season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve with a sprinkle of vegan parmesan and fresh basil.


Image courtesy from https://sweetsimplevegan.com

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