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Red Lentil Penne With Green Beans and Tomatoes

With the smooth texture of flour pasta and the healthy benefits of lentils, Explore Cuisine’s Red Lentil Penne is a fantastic choice to keep your family happy and healthy. Comprised of only two ingredients, this pasta is packed with 11 grams of protein and is a good source of fiber. Organic, gluten-free, free of GMOs, and low GI, it’s pasta reinvented!

Ingredients

  • 1 package red lentil penne, cooked
  • 1/3 Pound green beans
  • 1/3 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, shaved
  • 1 Tablespoon parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Chile flakes, to taste

Directions

Cook green beans in boiling salted water for 5 minutes. Shock in an ice bath to stop the cooking and set the color. Drain then slice into thirds.

Heat oil in a sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Add beans and tomatoes to warm through.

Toss bean mixture with penne, parsley, salt and pepper, and chile flakes.