Vegan Lentil Spaghetti Bolognaise

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Vegan Lentil Spaghetti Bolognaise

Here is one of many family’s favourite dishes – “Spag Bol” only minus the mince! Using all the same tomato and herby flavours is what makes this dish a winner and a great regular easy meal for the family.
Total Time 45 minutes



  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 finely chopped onions
  • ½ tsp chilli paste or flakes
  • 900 g 2 cups cooked brown lentils (or two tins of brown lentils)
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tins quality chopped tomatoes
  • or equivalent tomato pasta sauce
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp tamari optional
  • ¼ – ½ cup fresh parsley chopped fine
  • ¼ – ½ cup fresh basil chopped fine
  • ½ tsp dried oregano or mixed Italian herbs
  • Salt and pepper to taste



  • Sweat onions, garlic and chilli until soft and clear.
  • Add lentils, water, salt, pepper, tinned tomatoes and tomato paste.
  • Bring to the boil and then put heat down to a simmer.
  • Simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Add most of fresh herbs and simmer for a further few minutes.
  • Serve on your favourite gluten-free pasta or a bed of brown rice, sprinkled with remaining fresh herbs and some nut parmesan cheese!

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September 27, 2022

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