Red Lentil Bolognese

This meat-free red lentil sauce is perfect over a bowl of pasta full of taste and healthy source of iron, protein and vitamin B1.

Red Lentil Bolognese

Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Serving Size: 4

Calories per serving: 461,83

Fat per serving: 7,98g 12%

Saturated fat per serving: 1,12g 6%

Carbs per serving: 58,19g 20%

Protein per serving: 26,01g 52%

Fiber per serving: 16,24 68%

Sugar per serving: 6,45g

Sodium per serving: 94,73mg 4%


  • 1 can (15 oz) peeled tomatoes
  • 1 leek
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 1/2 cup of red lentils
  • 1 glass white wine
  • herbs of Provence
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • chilli (optional)


  1. Slice the onions and the leek.
  2. Grate the carrot.
  3. Sweat in a cast iron casserole previously oiled. (7-8 min).
  4. In an iron casserole add oil, tomatoes, spices, white wine, salt and pepper and simmer for 45 minutes.
  5. At the same time, in a separate casserole cook the lentils according instructions on the package.
  6. When the lentils are almost cooked drain and put them in the tomato sauce.
  7. Add a little water if necessary. Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
  8. Serve with spaghetti or rice and enjoy!
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