Bolognese Vegetarian Sauce – Recipe

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Mar 27

“Ragù alla bolognese” a classic Italian dish. We would like to share our delicious vegetarian variation of a traditionally meat based meal. A tasty, comforting and healthy dish, packed with nutrients, vitamins and minerals.

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Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 4 tablespoons of oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 400 grams of carrots, finely chopped
  • 2 leafy stems of celery, finely chopped
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 125 grams of tomato puree
  • 170 grams of mushrooms
  • 170 grams of lentils
  • 2 tablespoons of thyme
  • 2 tablespoons of oregano
  • 2 tablespoons of basil
  • 1 teaspoon of mild red chili powder
  • 170 milliliters of water
  • Add salt and pepper to taste

How to make:

  • Wash the lentils thoroughly and if required let them soak for approx. 4 hours.
  • Put the oil in a big pot and add the onion and garlic. Fry them until they are brown.
  • Add the carrots and celery and fry them for 5 minutes.
  • Add the mushrooms and fry them for 5 more minutes.
  • Add the soaked lentils.
  • Add the water, tomatoes, tomato puree and herbs.
  • Let it all cook for approx. 30 minutes.
  • Before serving, add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with pasta and salad.

 

Salad:

We suggest a salad of tomatoes, lettuce, rocket, carrots and onion. Dressed with olive oil, apple cider vinegar and salt.

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