One Pot Lentil Bolognese
One pot, super easy to make lentil bolognese recipe.
- 220 g wholemeal spaghetti
- 1 medium white onion finely diced
- 2 cloves garlic grated or minced
- 1 stalk celery chopped
- 2 carrots chopped
- 5 large mushrooms chopped
- 1 tin chopped tomatoes
- 500 ml vegetable stock
- 2 tbsp tomato puree
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp dried basil
- 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
- 200 g green lentils (use a tin if you like)
- 2 tbsp olive oil
In a large saucepan, cook the spaghetti as per the instructions on the packet and then drain and set aside
In the same pot, heat the olive oil over a medium heat and saute the onions until they're see-through.
Stir in the celery, carrots and mushrooms and saute for another 4-5 minutes until the mushrooms look cooked through
Stir through the garlic, then add the vegetable stock, lentils, chopped tomatoes, tomato puree and the dried herbs.
Bring to a boil, and then lower the heat to a simmer for 30-40 minutes until the sauce has thickened. Alternatively, you could use a slow cooker.
Stir through the cooked pasta to heat it through and serve.