Nikki's lentil bolognaise

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Cooking time
More than 1 hour
Cuisine
Italian
Healthy options
Low cholesterol
Low fat
Vegetarian
Healthy
Serves
4
Type
Readers
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1½ cups dried green/brown lentils, rinsed
  • 2 brown onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 8-10 small mushrooms, sliced
  • 10 black pitted olives
  • 4 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 4 tablespoons dried thyme
  • 2 small cans diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup tomato paste
  • 2 cups red wine
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • spaghetti, made as per instructions on the packet

Preparation method

Sauté onions and garlic in a tablespoon of olive oil until soft. Add lentils and mix. Add all other ingredients and simmer for approximately 1 to 1½ hours or until the sauce has thickened and lentils have cooked.

Serve over hot spaghetti and enjoy!


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