Easy Red Lentil Pasta Primavera

This Easy Red Lentil Pasta Primavera is loaded with so many veggies and comes together in just about 20-25 minutes! I often times find myself craving vegetables and this dish always satisfies that craving. It’s healthy, easy to make, and seriously delicious.

Easy Red Lentil Pasta Primavera

Easy Red Lentil Pasta Primavera

Easy Red Lentil Pasta Primavera
  • Author: Lindsay Cola (Tippens)
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4-5 1x


  • 12 oz red lentil penne (or pasta of choice– angel hair pasta is delicious also)
  • 4 T butter
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 cup diced mini bell peppers
  • 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1 small yellow squash, chopped
  • 1 small zucchini squash, chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup sliced cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup parmesan
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt + pepper, to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta per instructions on package.  Reserve 1/3 cup pasta water before draining.  Drain, then set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat.  Add all veggies and sauté for 4-6 minutes, until veggies are tender.
  3. Add pasta directly to skillet and toss with all of the veggies to combine.  Stir in parmesan, lemon juice, and pasta water as needed. Season with salt and pepper. Enjoy!!
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    Alessandro Cola
    May 11, 2022 at 1:09 pm

    Delicious recipe!

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