A protein-rich lentil bolognese sauce to fill your bellies. This recipe cooks up in just 30 minutes making it a great recipe for those busy weeknights. It is packed with nutrient-rich lentils and made with just a few ingredients. Serve over your favourite pasta for an easy family meal!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Gluten-free, Vegan
Keyword: lentil bolognese, lentil recipe, vegan family recipe, vegan pasta recipe
2tbspolive oilextra virgin
2tbsp Italian seasoning
5vine or beefstake tomatoes(or sub for canned diced tomatoes)
1cancooked lentilsdrained and rinsed or cook your own
In a medium saucepan over medium heat saute the onions in the olive oil (for an oil-free version use water). Once the onions are soft add in the garlic, sugar and all the spices and cook until fragrant (roughly 2 min).
Next, add in the fresh and canned tomatoes, and the lentils reduce the heat to medium-low. Continue to cook for another 15 ish minutes.
Finally, sprinkle in the nutrional yeast and remove from the heat. Serve over your favorite pasta, we love using either rice pasta or for an extra protein-rich meal we use a red lentil fusili