Red Lentil Penne Smoky Cajun One-Pot Pasta

Serves 4


  • 1 box Tolerant Red Lentil Penne
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 1½ cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon preferred vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt, divided
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened sunflower seed butter
  • 1 tablespoon salt-free Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ cup low-sodium vegetable broth


  1. Cook Tolerant Red Lentil Penne according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 425℉. Line a large sheet pan with parchment paper.
  3. On the prepared sheet pan toss together bell pepper, tomatoes, oil, and ½ teaspoon salt.
  4. Roast until tender and browned for about 15 minutes.
  5. In a large bowl whisk together sunflower butter, Cajun seasoning, paprika, broth, and remaining ½ teaspoon salt. Add pasta and roasted vegetables and toss to coat. Serve immediately.
  6. Enjoy!