Creamy Lemon & Lentil Linguine Recipe Recipe

Looking for an easy Creamy Lemon & Lentil Linguine recipe recipe? Learn how to make Creamy Lemon & Lentil Linguine recipe using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kirwood

Makes 6 servings



Lentils add bags of flavour and a bit of texture to regular dishes, making them an excellent addition to pasta dishes. This linguine is smooth and creamy, with little bites of flavour and texture from the lentils. Serve with a green salad or with some garlic bread.

Recipe Ingredients for Creamy Lemon & Lentil Linguine recipe

300 g dried linguine
140 g Green Lentils
1 onion
3 garlic cloves
1 Lemons
50 g butter
150 g creme fraiche
28 g handful fresh parsley, chopped
1 Salt and pepper

Recipe Directions for Creamy Lemon & Lentil Linguine recipe

  1. Finely dice the onion and mince the garlic cloves.

  2. Rinse the lentils and place into a saucepan with plenty of salted water. Simmer for 30 minutes until tender, then drain.

  3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to packet instructions in boiling salted water.

  4. Melt the butter over a medium heat. Once melted, add the onion and fry until soft and sweet, and then add the garlic. Cook until fragrant.

  5. Combine cooked pasta, lentils, onion, garlic, creme fraiche, lemon juice, zest, chopped parsley and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl.

  6. Use double cream or yoghurt in place of the creme fraiche if you like - you could also use some softened cream cheese.

Categories

Pasta, Spanish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 149.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
349
Calories from Fat
124
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.8g
21%
Saturated Fat
7.7g
39%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
78mg
3%
Potassium
382mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
46.6g
16%
Dietary Fiber
5.1g
20%
Sugars
1.4g
Protein
12.3g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 7% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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