Red Lentil Ragu

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Red Lentil Ragu

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Craving pasta without the heavy carbs??? This Red Lentil Ragu hits all your cravings while managing to stay low carb, low fat and high in protein. Also, no added sugar or salt, yet so much flavor!!! You won't be sorry about this incredible dish.

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1. Spiralize the 2 zucchini.
2. Cook your lentils. Boil a pan of water twice the volume of your lentils.
3. Add your lentils and let simmer for about 10 minutes or until soft, drain well and set aside.
4. Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick pan and saute the chopped onion and garlic on a moderate heat.
5. Add your diced tomatoes, tomato purée, herbs, pepper, basil, olives and drained lentils to your pan and mix well.
6. Simmer on a low to medium heat for a further 10 minutes.
7. Save some basil for a garnish.
8. Place the spiralized zucchini in a large skillet and heat through (fry without oil), stirring continuously until softened (usually around 1-2 minutes).
9. Serve in a pasta bowl and garnish with the remaining basil.

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Nutrition Facts
3 Servings Per Recipe
Serving Size 1 Serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 484
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 483mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 85g 31%
Dietary Fiber 15g 54%
Total Sugars 14g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 30g 60%

Potassium 1466mg 31%
Vitamin A 26%
Vitamin C 107%
Calcium 11%
Iron 46%
Vitamin E 3%
Vitamin K 27%
Thiamin 8%
Riboflavin B2 15%
Niacin 7%
Vitamin B6 23%
Panthotenic Acid 6%
Magnesium 13%
Zinc 6%
Selenium 1%
Copper 8%
Manganese 28%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.