Light Pasta Pomodoro with Lentils Recipe Serves 6
Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 42 min

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per
Calories 290
Calories from Fat 45
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 510 mg
Total Carbs 49 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Sugars 8 g
Protein 13 g
Vitamin A 2 %
Vitamin C 20 %
Calcium 10 %
Iron 15 %

Light Pasta Pomodoro with Lentils


  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup dried lentils
  • 1 jar (1 lb. 8 oz.) Ragu® Old World Style® Pasta Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 8 ounces whole wheat penne pasta, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese or smoked mozzarella cheese


  1. Bring water to a boil over high heat in 2-quart saucepan. Stir in lentils. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 35 minutes or until lentils are tender; drain.
  2. Stir Pasta Sauce and vinegar into same saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. To serve, toss hot penne with sauce mixture, then top with cheese.
  • See Nutritional Information for sodium content

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