Rich tomato flavoured meat-free bolognaise sauce that can be used with any pasta or with lasagna. The lentils give it an authentic bolognaise texture, with added carrot and celery helping to boost up the nutrient count.
Vegan Bolognaise Sauce
- olive oil
- 1 brown onion (finely diced)
- 410 g canned tomatoes (crushed or diced)
- 240 g cooked lentils (drained and rinsed*)
- 1 teaspoon basil (dried)
- 1 pinch salt
- 2 carrots (grated)
- 2 sticks celery (sliced)
Heat oil in large saucepan and brown the onion.
Add remaining ingredients, simmer for 20min
In the meantime, cook pasta of your choice.
Serve with crusty bread.
Storage: can be stored in the fridge for up to 2 days.
* a 400g can of lentils drained and rinsed weighs approximately 240g