Protein-Packed Red Lentil Pasta with Marinara, Brussel Sprouts, and Caramelized Onions
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Nina
  • 1 bag lentil pasta (Trader Giotto’s Organic Red Lentil Sedanini)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups brussel sprouts (Trader Joe frozen Brussel sprouts)
  • 1 cup caramelized onions pre-made from yellow onions and frozen
  • 2 cup marinara sauce (Trader Joe's Organic Tomato Basil Marinara)
  • 2 tablespoons red chili pepper flakes
  1. In a large pot bring 4 quarts water to a rolling boil.

  2.  Add salt to taste; add red lentil sedanini and stir gently.

  3. Return to a boil and cook 5 to 6 minutes.

  4. Remove from heat, drain and rinse.

  5. Add caramelized onions, Brussel sprouts, and marinara to the pasta.

  6. Heat until everything is heated through and coated in sauce.

  7. Add red chili pepper flakes as a garnish to taste and serve.

Recipe Notes

Substitute with any protein-based pasta, sauce, and vegetables.