A simple main dish your whole family will love.
3/4 cup dry lentils, sorted and rinsed
1/2 cup minced onion
1/2 cup finely diced carrot
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh mushrooms
1 cup tomato sauce
2 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1/2 cup dry alphabet pasta
Salt and black pepper to taste
In a saucepan, combine lentils, minced onion, diced carrot, chopped mushrooms, tomato sauce and broth. Cover, and simmer for about 45 minutes, or until lentils are tender. Add the dry pasta. Cover, and simmer for 10 minutes, or until the pasta is tender, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper to taste.