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Red Lentil Pasta Salad

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This gluten-free pasta salad is prepared with red lentil pasta, roasted tomatoes, and shiitake mushrooms.

It's a healthy meal, high in proteins, and fibres, perfect for a weight loss plan.

Health

Time

45m

Cost

Nutrients

574 kcal

Carbs 52 grams

Sugars 8 grams

Total Fats 32 grams

Saturates 3 grams

Fibers 16 grams

Proteins 26 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

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Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
By visiting the full recipe page, you can get a more in depth breakdown of the nutrients for this recipe. If you prefer reading the recipe in this format instead, a link to the full recipe page will be provided at the end!

Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Nuts

Servings

2

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Did you know?

Red lentil pasta is a gluten-free, high-protein and low-fat alternative to wheat pasta.

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Although utterly delicious, classic wheat-pasta is not an option for anyone on a gluten-free diet. It's also not ideal for those on a low-carb and weight loss diet. 

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Step 1

Toss halved cherry tomatoes with ​one teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil, and season them with salt and pepper to taste. Transfer them onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper.

Ingredients List

Cherry Tomatoes180g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tsp
Saltto taste
Black Pepperto taste
Red Lentil Pasta140g
Shiitake Mushrooms170g
Hazelnuts60g
Capers1tbsp
Kalamata Olives70g
Fresh Basil Leavesto taste
Step 1

Roast the tomatoes for 20 minutes at 210°C (410°F) flipping them halfway through cooking time.

Ingredients List

Cherry Tomatoes180g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tsp
Saltto taste
Black Pepperto taste
Red Lentil Pasta140g
Shiitake Mushrooms170g
Hazelnuts60g
Capers1tbsp
Kalamata Olives70g
Fresh Basil Leavesto taste
Step 2

In the meantime, cook the gluten-free red lentil pasta. Add it to a pan of salted boiling water and simmer for 6 minutes or follow packet instructions.

Ingredients List

Cherry Tomatoes180g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tsp
Saltto taste
Black Pepperto taste
Red Lentil Pasta140g
Shiitake Mushrooms170g
Hazelnuts60g
Capers1tbsp
Kalamata Olives70g
Fresh Basil Leavesto taste
Step 2

Once the pasta is cooked but firm to the bite, drain it and set it aside.

Ingredients List

Cherry Tomatoes180g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tsp
Saltto taste
Black Pepperto taste
Red Lentil Pasta140g
Shiitake Mushrooms170g
Hazelnuts60g
Capers1tbsp
Kalamata Olives70g
Fresh Basil Leavesto taste
Step 3

Roast sliced shiitake mushrooms onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper for 7-10 minutes at 210°C (410°F). Then, remove the excess water released during cooking.

Ingredients List

Cherry Tomatoes180g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tsp
Saltto taste
Black Pepperto taste
Red Lentil Pasta140g
Shiitake Mushrooms170g
Hazelnuts60g
Capers1tbsp
Kalamata Olives70g
Fresh Basil Leavesto taste
Step 3

Add chopped hazelnuts, the remaining ​​1 of extra virgin olive oil, salt, black pepper, and capers to the tray with the mushrooms. Roast them for 10 minutes until fragrant and browned.

Ingredients List

Cherry Tomatoes180g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tsp
Saltto taste
Black Pepperto taste
Red Lentil Pasta140g
Shiitake Mushrooms170g
Hazelnuts60g
Capers1tbsp
Kalamata Olives70g
Fresh Basil Leavesto taste
Step 4

In a salad bowl, combine the cooked red lentil pasta, the roasted tomatoes and mushrooms. Add pitted black olives, garnish with fresh basil leaves, and give it all a good stir.

Ingredients List

Cherry Tomatoes180g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tsp
Saltto taste
Black Pepperto taste
Red Lentil Pasta140g
Shiitake Mushrooms170g
Hazelnuts60g
Capers1tbsp
Kalamata Olives70g
Fresh Basil Leavesto taste

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