Red Lentil Penne with Cauliflower, Broccoli and Italian Umami Butter

2019-05-07
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This red lentil pasta is a vegetable and umami bomb, ready for the most discerning palate.

Instructions

Step 1

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and season with salt. Cook the pasta for half the recommended time. Toss with a bit of olive oil and place onto a sheet tray to cool down.

Step 2

In a food processor, combine the anchovies, garlic and chili, and create a paste. Add the butter and combine. Remove from the mortar and set aside in the fridge.

Step 3

Heat a large skillet over medium heat, add the oil, panko, and parsley. Toast until golden and season with salt and pepper. Remove from skillet and set aside.

Step 4

Meanwhile, in a large rondo heat the olive oil until almost smoking.

Step 5

Add the broccoli and cauliflower. Sauté for 3-4 minutes or until evenly browned.

Step 6

Deglaze with wine and reduce by half. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 7

Add the broth and bring to a simmer.

Step 8

Drain the pasta and combine with the sauce.

Step 9

Add the umami butter and stir to combine.

Step 10

Top with toasted bread crumbs.

Ingredients

  • 6 pkg Barilla® Red Lentil Penne
  • 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 cups broccoli
  • 6 cups cauliflower rice
  • 3 cups white wine
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • Ingredients for the Italian umami butter:
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 6 ea anchovies
  • 6 ea garlic cloves, chopped
  • 6 ea Calabrian chili
  • Ingredients for the bread crumbs:
  • 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 tbsp panko
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 189g
Servings Per Container

Amount Per Serving
Calories 340
Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12gg
18%
Saturated Fat 3gg
15%
Trans Fat 0gg
Cholesterol 10mgmg
3%
Sodium 330mgmg
14%
Total Carbohydrate 43gg
14%
Dietary Fiber 8gg
32%
Sugars 3gg
Protein 16gg
32%

Vitamin A %
Vitamin C %
Calcium 39mg%
Iron 4mg%
Allergy Information: Contains egg, fish, milk, peanut, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, wheat.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Please note: for the purpose of the nutritional assessment, total sodium does not include salt added to the cooking water. When salt is listed "as needed" in the ingredient list, 1 tsp total is included in the analysis.