This bolognese recipe is part of a personal project, Recipes For Kim, where a reader has sent me a list of the ingredients in her kitchen cupboard and I promised to write some recipes around them. These aren’t costed, as this isn’t my kitchen cupboard!
Recipes for Kim: Red or Green Lentil Bolognese
Shake of oregano
100g red or green lentils
1 carton chopped tomatoes or passatta
1 beef stock cube
1. Peel and slice the onion and add to a large sauté pan.
2. Finely grate the carrot into the pan, chopped tomatoes or passatta, lentils and oregano, and simmer over a low heat for 20 minutes or until the lentils are al dente. You may need to add more stock or water as the lentils will absorb a lot of liquid.
3. Serve over spaghetti – or in Kim’s case, with orzo pasta – with cheese on top.
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