Rich Red Lentil Ragu - A Tasty, Skinny, Lentil Bolognese Sauce
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Ingredients

  • 300 g as a portion
  • 14 portions
  • 217 calories per vegetarian portion, based on dividing into
  • 14 equal
  • 255 calories including pancetta
  • 4 cloves garlic [18]
  • 3 medium onions (300g) [123]
  • 4 carrots (300g) [78]
  • 2 bell peppers (red and green/yellow, or both red) [57]
  • 1 x 15ml tbsp oil [123]
  • 1 x 250g punnet chestnut or white mushrooms [40]
  • 100 g pitted green or black olives (in brine, if calorie counting) [140]
  • 180 g pancetta style or smoked streaky bacon (omit for meat free) [522]
  • 1 large glass red wine (250ml) [215]
  • 500 g dried red lentils [1,590]
  • 3 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes [300]
  • 200 g double concentrate tomato puree (e.g. 1 tube) [200]
  • 1 litre stock (beef or vegetable) plus extra hot water if needed [40]
  • 2 x 15ml tbsp dried oregano [30]
  • 2 heaped tsp smooth Dijon mustard (e.g. Maille, Grey Poupon) [45]
  • Pinch chilli flakes or cayenne pepper [1]
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar (check gluten free if necessary) [34]
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce (omit for vegetarian / gluten free) [17]
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste [2]

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