Lentil Bolognese | Cooking without Bob

Lentil Bolognese or I like to call it "The worse it looks, better the taste"

ingredients: 

  • 1 carrot
  • 1 celery stick
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 140g fettuccine pasta
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2cup dried green lentils
  • 1/2 can tomato sauce
  • 1 yellow onion 
  • black pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt

what's next ? - cook! 

  1. Fill a medium saucepan about halfway with water; cover and bring to boil over high heat
  2. Washh and dry the fresh produce (1 medium carrot, 1 stick celery)
  3. Trim the ends and peel the carrot; discard the trimmings and small dice the carrot
  4. Trim and discard the ends of the celery; small dice the celery and add to the bowl
  5. Heat a saute pan over medium heat
  6. Peel and small dice the onion; add to the bowl with other vegetables
  7. Add olive oil to the pan and swirl to coat the bottom
  8. Add the carrots, celery and onion to the pan and season with salt and pepper; cook, stirring frequently, until softened, 3 to 5 minutes 
  9. Peel and mince the garlic; transfer to a small bowl
  10. Once the water in the saucepan is boiling, season with salt and add the pasta; stir for few seconds. Cook until desired firmness, 10 to 15 minutes. Once done, drain the pasta
  11. Add the garlic to the pan and stir until fragrant, 30 seconds
  12. Add the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, and lentils; season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook until the lentils have softened, 15-20 minutes. 
  13. Divide the fettuccine noodles between bowls, top with the lentil bolognese sauce and ENJOY! 

Bolognese without Bob! :) 

 


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