Photo and Recipe: Anna Gorman – Child Programs and Extra Helpings Administrator The perfect dinner for sheltering in place: warm, familiar, comforting, and can be made with ingredients you most likely already have in your pantry. In fact, pasta and sauce are included in emergency food boxes going out through
Ingredients: • 1 cup lentils, rinsed • 2 1/2 cups water • 1 onion, chopped • 1 carrot, chopped • 1 tablespoon oil • 1 bay leaf or teaspoon dried thyme (optional) • Salt and pepper to taste Directions: In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion,
This is a substantial sauce that will stand up to whole wheat pasta and makes an excellent meat substitute. You can use any color of lentil you like- red, brown or yellow- they all add that extra boost of protein.