A hearty vegetarian Tunisian dish of pasta with lentils that is satisfying and delicious.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
25 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Saute onion, carrot, and garlic in the hot oil until soft, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, reduce heat to low, and continue to cook until carrots and onions are mushy, about 10 minutes. Stir in water, lentils, paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil over high heat, about 5 minutes.

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  • Stir in pasta and bring to a boil once more, about 5 minutes. Cover the pot, turn off heat, and leave on the burner. Let sit for 15 minutes. Stir, cover again, and let sit until pasta is tender yet firm to the bite, about 15 minutes more. Stir and serve.

Nutrition Facts

321 calories; protein 13.5g; carbohydrates 61.1g; fat 3g; sodium 512.4mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (1)

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2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
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Rating: 5 stars
02/27/2021
No change perfect this way. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/21/2020
very tasty and quite easy to make!! I couldn't find canned lentils, so just cooked some up instead. Read More