One-Pot Red Lentil Pasta

A hearty, delicious pasta, all made in one pot! Chefs Note: One-pot pasta absorbs so much flavour while it cooks in all those delicious ingredients! Make sure you taste it while cooking to ensure it’s well seasoned.


  • 1 Cup Pasta (I Used Half the Packet Of Pink Harvest Farms 100% Red Lentil Fusilli)
  • 3-4 Tbsp Sliced Garlic (I Love Mine Spicy and Garlic-Y)
  • 1 Tsp Chilli Flakes
  • 2 Tsp of Salt (Or More! Don’t Forget to Keep Tasting)
  • 1 Tsp Chopped Birds Eye Chilli Or Green Chilly (Optional)
  • 1 Tsp Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • Handful Basil Leaves
  • 1 Cup Tomato Puree (Unseasoned, Store Bought, Easily Available In 200ml Tetra Packs)
  • 2.5-3 Cups Water (Add More While Cooking If Needed)


Prep: 10 minutes
Cooking: 16 minutes

  1. Mix all ingredients in a pot.
  2. Bring to boil and cook on medium low flame, covered for 14-16 mins until pasta is nicely cooked. (Time may change based on what pasta you use).
  3. Taste along and adjust seasoning. Serve immediately and enjoy!
  4. Note – Adjust water and cook time based on the pasta you use.
  5. You can add some cream at the end once the flame is off and stir it in to make it creamy.
  6. Top with parmesan if you like!