Lentil Bolognese


2 x tablespoons Napolina Olive Oil

2 x onions, chopped

2 x carrots, finely diced

2 x celery sticks, finely diced

3 x garlic cloves, finely chopped

2 x 400g cans of Lentils

1 x 400g can of Chopped Tomatoes with Herbs

1 x 400g can of Chopped Tomatoes with Garlic

4 x tablespoons Napolina Double Concentrate Tomato Purée

1 bay leaf

500g Napolina Spaghetti

Parmesan cheese or vegetarian hard cheese, to serve


Black pepper


Lentil Bolognese

 Serves 4
 50 minutes


Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large frying pan.

Chop the onions, garlic, carrots and celery sticks. Add to the pan.

Cook gently for 5 to 10 minutes until the vegetables have softened.

Stir in the lentils, chopped tomatoes, purée and bay leaf and bring to a simmer.

Simmer gently for 20 minutes stirring occasionally.

After 10 minutes, bring a large pan of water to the boil and season with salt. Add 500g spaghetti and boil for 10 minutes until al dente.

Season the Bolognese sauce with salt and pepper and remove the bay leaf.

Drain the pasta and add to the sauce, tossing until all of the pasta is coated.

Serve with the grated Parmesan cheese or vegetarian hard cheese.

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