Spaghetti Nests with Lentil Balls
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Spaghetti Nests with Lentil Balls

5.0 (3 ratings)

Ingredients

  • 5 oz spring onions, cut into pieces (1 in.)
  • 5 oz celery, cut into pieces (1 in.)
  • 5 oz carrots, cut into pieces (1 in.)
  • 1 ½ oz extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 10 ½ oz red split lentils, dried
  • 18 ½ oz water, plus extra to boil spaghetti
  • 2 oz tomato paste, divided
  • 2 tsp salt, divided, plus extra to boil water (approx. 3 tbsp per 4 qt)
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper, divided
  • 7 oz bread crumbs, divided
  • 3 large eggs, divided
  • all-purpose flour, to dust and roll
  • 21 oz canned diced tomatoes
  • ½ oz white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 ½ oz crème fraîche, divided
  • 16 oz dried spaghetti pasta
  • 2 oz red bell pepper, cut in triangles (½ in. x ½ in. x ½ in.)
  • 2 - 3 pitted black olives, cut in small pieces
  • parsley, to garnish

Nutrition
per 1 portion
Calories
1989.4 kJ / 475.5 kcal
Protein
19.5 g
Carbohydrates
78.2 g
Fat
9.7 g
Saturated fat
2.1 g
Fiber
8.2 g
Sodium
0.6 mg

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