Vegan Lentil Bolognese

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 473.0
  • Total Fat: 2.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,129.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 93.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 21.7 g
  • Protein: 22.7 g

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Submitted by: MISSYMEOW

Introduction

This Bolognese tastes very much like the traditional version. It has a lovely 'meaty' texture, just without the meat. Filling and very healthy. This Bolognese tastes very much like the traditional version. It has a lovely 'meaty' texture, just without the meat. Filling and very healthy.
Number of Servings: 3

Ingredients

    2 large onions
    4 Garlic cloves (chopped chunky)
    2 tsp Minced garlic (or to taste)
    280 gram Tomato paste
    1 tin (400g) Diced tomato
    1 tin (400g) Lentils
    2 cup Cabbage (very finely chopped)
    2 cup Grated carrot
    3 Fresh tomato, diced
    Half green capsicum or half cup pepper
    Half cup summer/yellow squash (chopped into tiny pieces)
    0.5- 1 cup frozen spinach
    300 gram Peas

    Pepper (to taste)
    4 tbs dried mixed Italian herbs (oregano, basil, bay leave, dill, rosemary etc)
    1 bunch Fresh basil

Directions

Soften onions and garlic chunks in pot.
Add tinned tomato, stir in in tomato paste, dry herbs, pepper and garlic, reduce heat.
Add cabbage, capsicum, squash, spinach, carrot and allow to thicken.
MIx in fresh tomato chunks.
When liquid is reduced, add lentils, peas and chopped fresh basil.
Stir well to combine and heat for about 5 minutes longer or until the basil has wilted and peas are tender.

Serve with pasta or try 'I can't believe it not Pasta' for a lighter, healthier alternative (Zucchini strips- see recipe)

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MISSYMEOW.





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  • Very good recipe. I tried it this weekend and the only tweaking I did was that I added 4tbs of sugar to sweeten the sauce during the tomoato pase phase and I added 1 cup of water and let it reduce. RAVE REVIEWS from friends and family. - 9/19/11

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