Vegan Lentil Bolognese Sauce

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings 1x

Category: Main Course, Sauce

Method: Stovetop

Cuisine: Italian

Diet: Vegan

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  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions


Looking for a delicious and healthier vegan bolognese sauce? You’ve found it! Made with lentils instead of meat, this bolognese is packed with protein, fiber, and lots of nutrients for a healthy spin on a comfort food favorite. Enjoy!


2 tablespoons of olive oil (or your favorite vegetable oil)

½ of a red onion (diced)

2 cloves of garlic (minced)

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1 medium carrot (diced)

2 celery ribs (diced)

Salt and black pepper (to taste)

1 cup of cooked lentils

2 cups of tomato sauce (pasta sauce works best!)

fresh basil (for garnish)

1 package of spaghetti (cooked)



In a large pot, add the oil and warm over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic and saute for 2 minutes.

Add the carrots and celery and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cook for 5 minutes.

Add the cooked lentils and the tomato sauce and allow to boil for 5 minutes. If the sauce is too thick, add some extra water.

Serve on top of spaghetti, garnish with fresh basil, and enjoy!

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