Vegan Lentil Bolognese Sauce (Traditional Italian Recipe)
Are you looking for a recipe to make an absolutely delicious lentil bolognese? Then you're in the right place! This lentil bolognese is super simple to make, requires only 9 ingredients, and is healthy and delicious!
- 1 red onion finely chopped
- 1 celery stick finely chopped
- 1 small carrot finaley chopped
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp tomato paste
- 250 g red lentils
- 200 ml red wine
- 800 g canned peeled tomatoes
- salt and pepper to taste
- 200 ml soy milk optional
Heat oil over medium to high heat.
Stir in onion, carrot and celery and brown for 7-8 minutes. Sir constantly.
Add in tomato paste and cook for another 2 minutes.
Add in lentils and sautè for 2 ore minutes on high heat.
Pour in wine and simmer until completely evaporated.
Pour in canned tomatoes and using a spatula break them up in chunks.
Adjust salt and pepper and mix until combined.
Simmer on low heat, with the lid on, for about 1 hour. Stir every now and then and add a dash of water if needed.
Once cooked, pour in soy milk and stir. The Bolognese is ready once the lentils are tender and the sauce is thick and creamy.