Donna's Favorite Recipes



Lentil Sauce over Pasta
4 servings

2 tsp olive oil
2 cups chopped onions
1 cup diced carrots
1 cup chopped celery
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (14 and 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 cup dry lentils
1 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dried thyme
Dash black pepper
2 cups water
2 tsp soy sauce
1 and 1/2 cups uncooked orzo pasta

Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat until hot
Add onions, carrots, celery, garlic and cool 7 minutes, stir often, until tender
Stir in drained tomatoes and all remaining ingedients - except tomato liquid and orzo
Bring to a boil
Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 30 minutes until lentils are tender

In a seperate saucepan, cook orzo according to package directions (omit salt)

Stir reserved tomato liquid from can into sauce, cook until heated

Serve over orzo

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