Red Lentil Bolognese | Easy Vegetarian Meal

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A delicious vegetarian bolognese recipe made with red lentils. Healthy, nutritious and really filling, the perfect family meal!


1/2 tbsp oil
1 small white onion, finely diced
2 cloves of garlic, crushed
2 carrots, finely diced
2 sticks of celery, finely diced
120g / 3/4 cup dried red lentils (the kind that don’t need to be pre-soaked)
400g / 140z tinned chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp tomato puree
600ml / 2.5 cups vegetable stock
3 tsp chopped fresh herbs – I used rosemary, thyme, oregano and tarragon
10 cherry tomatoes, chopped in half
a little fresh basil and grated vegetarian Italian-style hard cheese

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amit kumar amm says:

Wow…looks yum

Nicola Ellard says:

I made this, it was lovely and for my youngest who almost a year I whizzed it down into a sauce with pasta and he demolished it!! X

Reem traboulsi says:

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE make more weaning videos!!!! My daughter literally doesn’t eat anything! But I’ve been trying your weaning recipes and she’s been LOVING them! Pleaseeeee

rasheen twelve says:

I will be trying looks good! My kids I hope will do the same the colors and consistency looks like red sauce

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