Spaghetti Bolentilaise

Spaghetti Bolentilaise

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

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4


  • 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

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1 thought on “Spaghetti Bolentilaise”

  • 5 stars
    Love it!! My niece has gone one step further than vego and is Vegan. Now I’ve got somewhere to tell the missus to have a look at..

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