Did you know that red lentil penne contains 28 g of protein in a 110 g serving? This dish also includes a tasty homemade pesto sauce with protein-rich walnuts and is loaded with healthy veggies.

Ingredient list: 
1/4 cup avocado oil
1/2 cup green onion
1/2 cup walnuts
10 sage leaves 
1 teaspoon chili flakes 
3 cloves garlic 
1/4 cup breadcrumbs
1/2 cup parsley
1/2 cup basil 
2 cups chicken stock 
1 1/2 cups roasted broccoli 
2 cups red lentil penne 
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese 

For a fully vegetarian option substitute the chicken stock for vegetable stock. 

For more recipes with protein alternatives try our Chickpea spinach salad