A can of lentil soup is a the basis for this quick pasta dish.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1999


Recipe Summary

25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Put a large pot of salted water on to boil.

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add sausage and cook, breaking up clumps with a fork, until browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Add lentil soup and tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 5 minutes. Stir in basil (or parsley) and season with salt and pepper.

  • Cook pasta until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Toss with sauce and serve.

Nutrition Facts

318 calories; protein 14g 28% DV; carbohydrates 55.3g 18% DV; exchange other carbs 3.5; dietary fiber 7.3g 29% DV; sugars 4.3g; fat 5.1g 8% DV; saturated fat 1g 5% DV; cholesterol 11.3mg 4% DV; vitamin a iu 532.3IU 11% DV; vitamin c 9.5mg 16% DV; folate 1.2mcg; calcium 47mg 5% DV; iron 3.5mg 19% DV; magnesium 1.2mg; potassium 225.9mg 6% DV; sodium 596.5mg 24% DV; thiaminmg.