Bolognese Sauce
Serves: 8 cups
 
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, cubed
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup dried red lentils, rinsed
  • 1 (28 oz / 796 mL) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring, for about 3 minutes or until softened.
  3. Add pepper and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes.
  4. In the saucepan, add lentils, tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, tomato paste, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  5. Bring to a boil. Reduce to low heat, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 40 to 50 minutes or until sauce has thickened.
  6. Stir in oregano and parsley and continue cooking for 10 minutes.
Recipe by VegKitchen at https://www.vegkitchen.com/bolognese-sauce/