Fusilli with Lentils & Kale
Place lentils in a medium saucepan and cover with cold water; bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.Advertisement
Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onions, carrots, garlic and prosciutto, and saute until the vegetables are softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Add broth, lentils, rosemary and thyme and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Add tomatoes and kale, return to a simmer, cover and cook until the lentils and kale are tender, 15 to 20 minutes longer. Season with salt and pepper.
Meanwhile, cook rotini or fusilli in a large pot of boiling salted water until tender firm,10 to 12 minutes. Drain and place in a large, shallow bowl. Add the lentil sauce and toss well. Taste and adjust seasonings and serve immediately with Parmesan.
3 1/2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 lean meat, 1 fat