LentilVeggiePastaSoup Detail

Simple Lentil and Veggie Pasta with Truvía® Nectar  

This recipe contains 11% less calories and 28% less sugar* than the full-sugar version. Makes 10 servings.

  • Serving Size: 1 cup (245g)


  • 1 8oz package whole grain pasta

  • 1 34 cup dried brown lentils, rinsed, drained

  • 2 large carrots, cleaned, peeled and shredded

  • 1 large onion, cleaned and finely diced

  • 1 32 oz. bottle tomato vegetable juice

  • 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic cloves

  • 34 tablespoon red pepper flakes

  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano

  • 2 tablespoons dried basil

  • 2 tablespoons Truvía® Nectar  

  • 1 tablespoon cooking sherry

  • 2 tablespoons cleaned and chopped cilantro

  • 1 cup low-fat grated Parmesan cheese


  1. In a large soup pot, combine the lentils, shredded carrots, diced onions, vegetable juice, broth, minced garlic, red pepper flakes, oregano, basil, and Truvía® Nectar, stir until well combined.

  2. Bring mixture to a boil over high heat and reduce to a simmer.

  3. Cook for 35-40 minutes, or until lentils are tender.

  4. In the last 10 minutes of cooking, stir in sherry.

  5. While soup is cooking, cook pasta al dente according to package instructions.

  6. Remove soup from heat and add pasta.

  7. Mix well.

  8. Ladle soup into bowls and top each with chopped cilantro and shredded cheese.

  9. Refrigerate all leftovers.

Nutrition Tip: Lentils are a legume and do not significantly differ in nutritional content from other common beans. They are a good source of protein, folic acid, and dietary fiber. They also contain many trace minerals.

*Each serving has 160 calories and 10 grams of sugar per serving, compared to the full-sugar version that has 180 calories and 14 grams of sugar per serving.

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 3g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 320mg
Total Carbohydrate 28g
Dietary Fiber 7g
Sugars 10g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 50% DV
Calcium 20% DV
Iron 20% DV
Simple Lentil and Veggie Pasta is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 15.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent base! Taste was surprisingly good but after experimenting I added 3 large stewed tomatoes- blenderized and 2 large butter sautéed fresh garlic cloves added more tomatoey garlic goodness.
Date published: 2017-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dude, looks tasty This recipe looks really tasty. I like veggie and lentil stews. Also I like to use trivia when baking or in other recipes because it makes it taste better
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Great and So FILLING! Being that I am a vegetarian I am always looking for ways to feel full without in-taking too many carbs, and this does the trick! And it is oh so delicious!
Date published: 2017-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hearty and Healthy This recipe is not only hearty but healthy. I love the idea of using sherry!!!! Also, adding Truvia makes the meal slightly sweet for a heightened taste
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy and delicious. This dish sounded very delicious so I had to try this one first. It was easy to make and my whole family liked it so I can make it regularly.
Date published: 2017-01-05
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