This simple Lentil Bolognese recipe is a fast weeknight-meal which just so happens to be vegan and gluten-free. It is full of taste and a fantastic way to switch up pasta, also it comes together in under thirty minutes!
I knew it was unbelievably simple to prepare, but I love it. The feel of this lentils does a fantastic job at mimicking beef and comprise proteinso it truly is an entire meal.
You’ll need Ingredients Lentil Bolognese?
- Mushrooms: White or baby bella
- Tomato Sauce: I used an arrabbiata sauce for a little extra-spicy, but any sauce will work (or use your favourite kind).
- Diced tomatoes: I like fire roasted diced tomatoes because they have full of flavor.
Why this Lentil Bolognese Recipe is Good?
- Beacause it’s vegan and gluten-free.
- Making it a quick weeknight dinner, because it comes together in under 30 minutes.
- The flavor is so delicious and it’s full of protein into a vegetarian dish.
How to Store Lentil Bolognese?
You can store in the fridge for up to 3-days, but be sure to store any leftover pasta in an air-tight container.
Lentil Bolognese (Vegan + Gluten-Free)
- 1 cup lentils (red or tri-colored) rinsed
- 1 lb favorite gluten-free-pasta
- 1 tsp oregano
- 3 garlic cloves minced
- ½ cup yellow-onion, diced
- 1 cup white mushrooms, diced
- ½ tsp red-pepper-flakes
- 24 oz favorite pasta-sauce
- 14 oz fire roasted diced tomatoes
- ¾ cup water
- salt and pepper
- Cook the pasta on the cooker as you normally would.
- In a large-skillet, add the garlic, onion, oregano, mushrooms, red-pepper, pepper and salt, combined with 1 tablespoon olive-oil, also saute about 3-5minutes till the mushrooms and onion are tender.
- Then add the tomato-sauce, diced tomatoes, water and lentils and stir to blend. Simmer mixture about 15-18minutes or till lentils are cooked, stirring occasionally.
- Serve lentil bolognese over pasta, sprinkle with extra red-pepper-flakes (+ parmesan cheese or even vegan) and enoy it!
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Try these other Delicious Vegan Recipes options:
- Brown Rice Burrito Bowl
- Chickpea Vegetable Nuggets
- Vegan Meatballs with Spaghetti
- Spicy Quinoa Lentil Wraps and Tahini Sauce
- Vegan Lentils Enchiladas – Gluten Free