Spaghetti with lentil Bolognese

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Lisa

Contributor

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
200 g red lentils
1 clove garlic
onion
carrot
2 tbsp clarified butter
2 tbsp tomato paste
150 ml red wine
400 ml vegetable stock
bay leaves
600 g canned crushed tomatoes
500 g spaghetti
1½ tsp sugar
salt
pepper
Parmesan cheese for serving
basil for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • frying pan
  • cooking spoon
  • pot
  • strainer
  • grater

Nutrition per serving

Cal
709
Protein
26 g
Fat
13 g
Carb
113 g
  • Step 1/4

    Peel garlic and mince. Peel and dice onion. Slice carrot.
    • 1 clove garlic
    • onion
    • carrot
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Peel garlic and mince. Peel and dice onion. Slice carrot.

  • Step 2/4

    Heat pan to medium-high heat and melt clarified butter. Sauté onion and garlic for approx. 1 min. Add carrot and sauté for approx. 2 min. Add tomato paste and sauté briefly. Deglaze with red wine. Add vegetable stock, bay leaves, red lentils, and crushed tomatoes. Stir well to combine. Cover and let simmer for approx. 20 min.
    • 2 tbsp clarified butter
    • 2 tbsp tomato paste
    • 150 ml red wine
    • 400 ml vegetable stock
    • bay leaves
    • 200 g red lentils
    • 600 g canned crushed tomatoes
    • frying pan
    • cooking spoon

    Heat pan to medium-high heat and melt clarified butter. Sauté onion and garlic for approx. 1 min. Add carrot and sauté for approx. 2 min. Add tomato paste and sauté briefly. Deglaze with red wine. Add vegetable stock, bay leaves, red lentils, and crushed tomatoes. Stir well to combine. Cover and let simmer for approx. 20 min.

  • Step 3/4

    Bring a pot of water to the boil approx. 10 min. before the end of the cooking time. Cook spaghetti.
    • 500 g spaghetti
    • pot

    Bring a pot of water to the boil approx. 10 min. before the end of the cooking time. Cook spaghetti.

  • Step 4/4

    Meanwhile, season the lentil Bolognese with sugar, salt, and pepper. Stir spaghetti and drain when al dente. Add to lentil Bolognese and fold in to combine. Serve with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Garnish with basil. Enjoy!
    • 1½ tsp sugar
    • salt
    • pepper
    • Parmesan cheese for serving
    • basil for serving
    • strainer
    • grater

    Meanwhile, season the lentil Bolognese with sugar, salt, and pepper. Stir spaghetti and drain when al dente. Add to lentil Bolognese and fold in to combine. Serve with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Garnish with basil. Enjoy!