Whole-Wheat Pasta with Lentils, Spinach, and Leeks
Whole-Wheat Pasta with Lentils, Spinach, and Leeks
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    If you like, grate Parmesan cheese over the pasta just before serving, or offer grated cheese on the side.

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups (14 ounces) French green lentils
    • 2 garlic cloves
    • 1 dried bay leaf
    • 1 pound small whole-wheat chiocciole or other small tubular pasta
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 4 leeks (about 1 3/4 pounds), white and light-green parts only, sliced into 1/8-inch rounds, washed well and drained
    • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • 8 ounces baby spinach, washed

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 355 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.18%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.56%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 885 mg 36.89%
    • Calcium: 220 mg 21.98%
    • Potassium: 730 mg 20.86%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 10 mg 54.19%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 61 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 15 g 61.84%
    • Sugar: 15 g
    • Protein: 15 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 513.5%
    • Vitamin C 80.86%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables8
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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